MUSIC SONG WRITER & PRODUCER,
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Minnie P. is a Japanese musician, composer, record producer and songwriter based in Tokyo. Minnie P began her never ending passion for music when she joined the renowned Yamaha School of music at the age of 4.
Minnie P. has studied piano at Kunitachi College of Music and was tutored jazz piano by Charlie Banacos in the US.
Minnie P. toured and performed with a myriad of accomplished Japanese musicians. While in America Minnie P. has performed with the likes of Oscar Hernandez and the Grammy Award winning Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Mitch Frohman at the Show Club in NY, the Bronx Horns and Frankie Vasquez. Oscar Hernandez recognizes Minnie P. as his favorite pianist from Japan.
1996 proved to be the beginning of a new story. It is with Daniel Carlomagno award winning producer in Brazil, as well as Toshiba EMI Japan and Brazil that her first work was released.
2015 she wrote “Anata e”for Chris Hart as a TV Asahi Thursday mystery series”Saikyou no futari. Chris Hart is a hit J-Pop solo artist and musician in Japan since 2013. “Anata e”will be released on Aug.26th of this year.
Minnie P has also produced 2 songs for AISHA’s EP released in July. One of the songs, ”Hanabi” the lead song was written by Minnie P. AISHA is a half American and Half Japanese popular R&B artist in Japan. Her album was No2 in iTunes R&B chart. Minnie produced “I believe” for the popular anion singer Konomi Suzuki for her album in 2015 .
Minnie has also produced “Never too late”with Korean artist A-peace and has collaborated with Korean popular girl group’s unit “Secret and on their lead vocal SONG JI EUN’s first solo single”Twenty Five”
For AZU, recording artist on Ariora records, Minnie wrote “Ashita no watashi” and also collaborated with Vince Degiongi on “Clear like Clystal” released by Ariora records.
Minnie collaborated on lyrics for "Candy Magic", her first top selling single. A few month later SATOMI's first Album “Diamondlily”including "Candy Magic" was released by Aozora records reached number 1 on the Japanese iTunes Music R&B and on the Oricon Album indie charts. On Nov.3rd of the same year “Beautiful life” a song extracted from the album “Diamondlily” also reached number 1 on the iTunes Music R&B Chart.
Her top selling album with Aoi Teshima "Koiuta" extract from the album "Niji no Kasyu"was featured on Yamaha magazine "Myujin" commercial song.
"How special you were" song was written and produced by Minnie P. for Ai Ozaki' s first single to reach No.1 on iTunes vocal chart. From R&B to Pop or traditional music, Minnie P. has the ability to extend her creative song writing with beautiful and catchy melodies.
Minnie P. released two singles “Bright will” a song extracted from the album “Daisy Light” and the No.1 single“Beautiful Life”.
Minnie P. has arranged and directed vocals for Disney Mobile."A whole new world","A dream is a wish","Fly to your heart","We are all in this together". Minnie re-arranged version of "Beauty and the beast" ranked on top of the Disney mobile chart for 8 weeks.
Tie-ins with the TV programs,shows and commercials
Minnie wrote “Suigetsu’ for Billboard JAPAN MUSIC awards winning violinist Emiri Miyamoto .The song was chosen by TV program “Bi no tabibito”as a end title.
Minnie wrote ”I will never forget" for R&B and POP artist Ai Ozaki which was chosen by DIANA Co.,Ltd., as the featured song for its national advertising campaign.
AISHA's first single "Fallin' 4 U feat.DMC" reached the Top10 J-wave hot chart. For over four years Minnie has been Aisha's voice coach as well as her preferred song writer. "Fallin' 4 U" has been featured on TV Asahi "Ryuha R", TV Osaka "Night Cruising", Sendai Housou "Ara ara Kasiko". Minnie also provides voice coaching, song writing as well as production services to Universal Music,SONY Music Entertainment, ,Yamaha music communications, FUJI PACIFIC MUSIC,avex music publishing and many more . Minnie wrote the commercial theme for the Sansa Shaker MP3 Player a SanDisk creation in the U.S. The song “Shake it up” has been used in advertising campaigns in multiple channels on the web for various events and conferences.
Minnie's approach to music writing and production has been very unique. As the founder and CEO of Wings Music a successful music school in Tokyo she offers a full turn-key solution to music fans and professionals. From teaching music to song writing courses or vocal coaching for new accomplished performers to music production and publishing, Minnie P. offers a unique and proven value.