Akihito Tokunaga

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Akihito Tokunaga
徳永暁人
Born (1971-09-22) September 22, 1971 (age 45)
Yokohama, Japan
Genres Japanese pop
Occupation(s) composer, arranger, guitarist, songwriter, bassist
Years active 1993–present
Labels Giza Studio
Website http://d-o-a.jp/profile-tokunaga.html

Akihito Tokunaga (徳永 暁人, Tokunaga Akihito) (born 22 September 1971) is a Japanese musical composer and arranger under Giza Studio label since 2000.[1] Since college he worked as orchestrator, then start working as a bassist. For artists as Zard, Mai Kuraki, B'z[2] and many others from Being Inc. Tokunaga provided for them music and arrangements, participate in the live support for more than 15 years. Tokunaga is working as a bassist with high technology. He also participated in many chorus parts which he makes on his own. He is member of rock band doa as vocalist and bassist. Beside of this he's doing programming, is in charge of piano, organ, guitar, mandolin and percussion.[3]

List of provided works[edit]

compositions and arrangements[edit]

  • Mai Kuraki: Feel Fine, Winter Bells, Stand Up!,Make my day,Fairy tale -my last teenage wish-, Diamond Wave, Yume ga Saku Haru etc.
  • Zard: Eien, Photograph, Sawayakana Kimi no Kimochi, Seven Rainbow, Vintage, Ai wo Shinjiteitai etc.
  • U-ka Saegusa in dB: Whenever I think of you, Kimi no Hitomi no Naka de Mystery, June Bride ~Anata shika mienai~
  • Yumi Shizukusa: Take me Take me, Sometimes, Control your touch, I still believe ~Tameiki~ etc.
  • Akane Sugazaki: Kimi no Namae Yobu dake de
  • Ai Takaoka: Jinsei wa Paradise!
  • The★tambourines: stay young, after wish
  • Azumi Uehara: Lazy
  • WAG: Just wanna be, Time waits for no one, Fukisusabu Kaze no Naka de,Don't look back again
  • Aya Kamiki: Secret Night
  • Caos Caos Caos: Far away~Aozora Miagete~
  • Aiko Kitahara: Da da da, grand blue,
  • Natsuiro: answer, We'll be One Heart, One Love; exotic Love
  • UMI☆KUUN: I'm just feeling alive

compositions[edit]

  • Zard: pray, good-night sweet heart
  • Aiuchi Rina: Dream×Dream, Especial thanks, I'll be delighted, Broken Heart, wish, be distant
  • Azumi Uehara: Himitsu
  • Aya Kamiki: Communication Break
  • Mai Kuraki: BE WITH Ü, Born to be Free, TRY AGAIN
  • grram: Kanashii Hodo Kyou no Yuuhi Kirei ne, Orange no Sora
  • U-ka Saegusa in DB: Passionate Wave
  • Yumi Shizukusa: Keep it Love
  • Shiori Takei: Like a little Love, Slow step, New day, Ano Umi ga Mietara
  • The★tambourines: wonder boy
  • Manish: Iranai
  • Natsuiro: Bitter & Sweet Rhapsody
  • Aiko Kitahara: Tango

arrangements[edit]

  • Miho Komatsu: Mysterious Love, Watashi Sagashi, Toori Ame, Kawaita Sakebi
  • B'z: Calling, Liar! Liar!, Green, It's Showtime!, Ocean, The Circle, Survive, Ultra Soul etc.
  • Zard: Tooi Hoshi wo Kazoete, Makenaide (in d-project), Hitomi Tojite, Tenshi no you na Egao de etc.
  • Koshi Inaba: Hane, Stay free, Kodoku no Susume, Toumei Ningen, Saitahe Hotel
  • Field of View: Dear old days, Dreams, Someday, Aoi Kasa de, Rainy day, When I call your name etc.
  • Tube: Natsu no Mahou, Aoi Melody; I'm in love you, good day sunshine
  • Keiko Utoku: Realize, Trust me, Change your life, Are you kidding
  • Mai Kuraki: Brand New Day, Like a star in the night
  • Deen: Tegotae no nai Ai
  • U-ka Saegusa in Db: Tears Go By, Graduation, Secret & Lies, CHU☆TRUE LOVE
  • Misia: Koi Uta, Don't stop music
  • Ai Takaoka: Kimi no Soba de, Natsu no Aru hi ni, You're Still The One
  • Yumi Shizukusa: Wonderful World
  • Breakerz: Bokura, Ao no Mirai
  • Azumi Uehara: Mushoku
  • Marie Ueda: Yume no Parade, Wakannani no wa Iya da, Synchro, RRRRR, Clear
  • Natsuiro: Summer Spur, For Dear, Girls song!!!
  • Caos Caos Caos: Good-bye Memories
  • Sayuri Iwata: Sora Tobu Ano Shiroi Kumo no you ni

References[edit]

  1. ^ Article (in Japanese) http://cham.ne.jp/bbp/af-be-t.html
  2. ^ Article about cooperation with B'z (in Japanese) http://doa.livedoor.jp/archives/12625946.html
  3. ^ Profile http://d-o-a.jp/profile-tokunaga.html

External links[edit]

Official profile [1] Official Twitter [2]