• Kato Hideki

    Kato Hideki is a Japanese musician, composer, producer, artist and educator.

    His music has been released on Tzadik Records, Joyful Noise Recordings, Improvised Music from Japan and Virgin UK. He has collaborated with a diverse array of artists, including James Fei, Fred Frith, Koichi Makigami, Christian Marclay, Ikue Mori, Toshimaru Nakamura, Arturo O’Farrill, Zeena Parkins, Marc Ribot, Otomo Yoshihide and John Zorn. He has performed at CBGB, The Knitting Factory, La MaMa, Lincoln Center, MoMA, Miller Theatre, the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Queen Elizabeth Hall. He has composed music for Dallas Black Dance Theatre, TAKE Dance and Ballet X, and the soundtrack for the award-winning documentary “The Journey of Monalisa.”

    Kato was the music producer of the Bessie award- winning THEM by Ishmael Houston-Jones, Dennis Cooper & Chris Cochrane; Karen Mantler’s album BUSINESS IS BAD; Eszter Balint’s album I HATE MEMORY; and BABA BIBI with the playwright / songwriter Stew.