top of page

Junya Fukumoto

is a jazz/latin/blues pianist, composer, arranger and producer. In 2003 he graduated from Senzoku Gakuen College of Music, where he was in a composition major and mainly studied classical contemporary music. In 2008, he graduated from Berklee College of Music, where he discovered various music from all over the world including Jazz, Blues, Afro-Cuban, Brazilian and so on. After came back to Japan in 2010,he has been performing in some different field like Jazz, Brazilian music, Salsa and etc. In particular his arrangements, which are mixture of various music styles in classical songs or world children songs, are very unique. He has been organizing “Boyltson Jazz Japan Tour”as a Leader since 2010. He is a member of Salsa band “Orquesta Regulus”.

Boylston Jazz Junya Fukumoto, Ekah Kim, Keisuke Higashino, Liutauras Janusaitis

Ekah Kim

has spent many years living and traveling around the world, performing and making music, inspired by different cultures and boundaries. After graduating from Berklee College of Music in Boston, he moved to New York. His deep interest in African rhythms and Latin-American culture lead him to the Latin Jazz project Boylston Jazz. As of 2015, Ekah Kim has toured and performed in about 30 countries, 200 different cities, and he has released 10 albums as a leader and a co-producer.

For more information, please visit

Keisuke Higashino

was born in Osaka, Japan, and started playing guitar and electric bass at a young age. He graduated from Osaka University of Arts as a composition major, and then went on to study at Berklee College of Music, graduating in 2010. He performed at Boston Symphony Hall as a member of the Berklee Video Game Orchestra in 2011, and his versatility and facility have led to him being highly in demand in Japan, touring regularly in various styles of groups including rock, tap-dance, pop, fusion, jazz, and so on.

Liutauras Janušaitis

Liutauras is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, arranger, composer, conductor and educator. He was the first ever Lithuanian musician to graduate from Berklee College of Music, and has toured in Germany, Belgium, Spain, France, Italy, Great Britain, Baltic States, USA, Canada and Russia in various groups. He also constantly arranges and records for various rock, r&b and pop projects and often takes part in international jazz and contemporary music festival. He is also the main conductor and artistic director of Kaunas City Big Band, and as a producer, his remixes have won several awards at the “Jazzanova” remix contests.

bottom of page