Hiroya Tsukamoto is an innovative guitarist and composer who fuses together folk, jazz, and world music. Born and raised in Japan, he received a scholarship to Berklee College of music and came to the U.S.
Tsukamoto’s instrumental abilities are breathtaking, but his performances are so much more than that. He has the unique capability of engaging an audience with his personable and genuine approach, transfixing and transcending his capabilities as a guitarist.
Tsukamoto plays with effortless skill on the guitar and a repertoire that will have you traveling the world through his compositions.
Tsukamoto headlines concerts throughout the U.S. as well as internationally including Blue Note in NYC, United Nations and Japanese National Television. Hiroya won 2nd place in International Finger Style Guitar Championship in 2018.
“Hiroya Tsukamoto takes us to an impressionistic journey ” -Boston Herald
“…chops, passion and warmth. Zealously recommended!” -Jazz Review.com
“Fingerpicking is delicate, fluid, and beautifully detailed” -Acoustic Guitar magazine