Risaia sul Tetto @Milano Expo / Milan / July 9, 2015
3 Di' BIRRA Fest / Vercelli / July 10, 2015
Nipponbashi Festival / Treviso / July 11, 2015
Mas Bianco / Addaura (Palermo) / July 26, 2015
Palazzo D'Auria Secondo / Lucera / July 30, 2015
Terre di Traiano / ANDRIA / July 31, 2015
LIVE AT MIGLIONICO / Miglionico (Matera) / August 1, 2015
Frequenze Mediterranee Festival / Miglionico (Matera) / August 5 - 6, 2015
LA MAISON LULU / Barletta / August 7, 2015
ARGO JAZZ / Marina di Pisticci / August 8, 2015
JONIO JAZZ / Faggiano (Taranto) / August 10 - 11, 2015
Corciano Festival / Corciano / August 12, 2015
Rhino Jazz / Saint-Chamond / October 13, 2015

→PJ←SelectioN is composed only of the best of the best from →Pia-no-jaC←, including:

Suite Quote-unquote
An der schönen, blauen Donau
Symphony Nr.9 ‘Choral’ op. 125-4th movement (Retake)
Turkischer Marsch
Pieces Of The Moon
Eine kleine Nachtmusik
Jack 2011
Gymnopédies No.1 (Retake)


In April 2005 HAYATO (Piano) and HIRO (Cajon) got together to form the instrumental unit →Pia-no-jaC←

The arrows are intended to have people read the word “Piano” from left to right and “Cajon” from right to left. That is how you have “→Pia-no-jaC←”, meaning the piano and the cajon jacking a concert.

In spite of being a simple formation, thanks to the energetic piano and the very unique performance of the cajon, →Pia-no-jaC← has an overwhelming power and thrill which captivates the public at every and each performance.

Their music is neither classical nor jazz, as it can be defined “hybrid instrumental”.

In November 2009 they founded their own management PEACE PRODUCTION inc. and their own label Peaceful Records.

In September 2008, they released the 1st Album [First Contact] and in five years they released 10 original albums, one best of and one single.

Thanks to their original sound they got the attention of big artists and companies that led to various collaborations and compilations with Disney, Square Enix, Sakamoto Ryuichi and Joe Hisaishi, participation in the tribute album for the 10th anniversary of PE’Z, the 100th anniversary of Chopin and many others.

Their music spans many genres, thanks to which they could collaborate with artists as diverse as the famous Japanese DJ DAISHI DANCE or the famous Japanese pop band Arashi. Their songs were also used by the theater group Takarazuka.

In July 2012 they announced the collaboration with the famous violinist Taro Hakase for the album “BATTLE NOTES”, which won the “27th Japanese Gold Disk Prize 2013 CLASSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR”.

In November 2013 they released their latest album [Re:EARTH], which gave the name to the following tour.

Their 12th album “EAT A CLASSIC 5” will be on sale from November 19th, 2014.

The “→Pia-no-jaC← Swing Pacchin Tour 2015” will follow starting in January 2015.