Ryusuke Seto

Guitarist, composer, arranger originally from Nasu, Japan. Ryusuke studied classiclal guitar skill under Yasuo Ohshima from a young age, started to play guitar in a band when he was 20 and learned jazz guitar on his own. After that, Ryusuke met Atsushi Katano and studied under him. Ryusuke has played in a lot of bands, gigs and supported many artists in Tokyo and Tochigi. He also organized his own band “Ryusuke Seto Group” and have had a lot of live concerts with his original episodic compositions. Now, Ryusuke got a scholarship from Berklee College of Music and entered in 2006. He was majoring in Jazz Composition and graduated as a summa cum laude in 2008. He is also a winner of “Quincy Jones Award” in 2008 and performed his composition at Berklee Performance Center.

In 2013, Ryusuke invited by Yokosuka Jazz Cruising Vol. 3. In the same year, Ryusuke released his original composition “Seasons of Nasu” and made a guest appearance at “2014 Nasu Short Film Festival” by collaboration with photographer Yasunari Hirayama.

The concert held at the Nasushiobara City Council in 2018 was broadcast on NHK and published in the Mainichi, Sankei and Shimotsuke newspaper.

Ryusuke is currently, Vocal & Guitar duo “Kimiko & Ryusuke” etc. active mainly in Nasu.


Live Performance, Composition, Arranging, Recording, Private Lesson, Ensemble, etc.
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