Berklee Summer in the CityTakafumi Suenaga
Pianist Takafumi Suenaga started to play the classical piano when he was 5 years old. He was also interested in jazz, Latin and pop music. At 18 he entered Tohoku University and started to play as professional musician. He performed at Josenji Jazz festival, Sendai Promenade, and many other festivals. After he graduated with a degree in physics, he came to the U.S. to attend Berklee College of Music. He took part in the Berklee Global Jazz Institute in 2013 and has performed at the Panama Jazz Festival as well as the Blue Note in New York.