| October 20, 1981 (age 34) (1981-10-20) |
Composer, Jazz musician
Urban Stream, Luv Sax, Story - 10th Anniversary, SEVENth, Golden Best, Solar, Spirit, Shiny, PRECIOUS, Fine
Glenn Medeiros, Kenji Hino, George Benson, Masato Honda, Saori Yano
Alto saxophone, Flute
Kaori Kobayashi (小林 香織, Kobayashi Kaori, born October 20, 1981), is a Japanese jazz saxophonist and flautist. She grew up in Tokyo.
Kobayashi was born on October 20, 1981 in the Kanagawa Prefecture. Her father was a photographer and her mother, a piano teacher. Beginning at a very young age, Kobayashi learned to play the piano. When she was 13 years old she joined a brass band and started to play the flute. Four years later she stopped playing in the band, instead choosing to start a relationship with the saxophone. After that she turned to jazz.
After four years, having learned from Bob Zangu how to play the saxophone in a jazz setting, she entered the Senzoku College of Music. After graduating, she got a contract with the label Victor Entertainment and her first album, Solar, appeared.Solar, Kaori's Collection (2005)
The Golden Best (2009)
Luv Sax (2009)
Urban Stream (2013)
Kaori Kobayashi Wikipedia