Don has playe professionally across the US and has opened for such artists as Joan Jett, Montgomer - Gentry and Beatles 64 (Broadway Tribute).
And he is also Bassist for Phoenix Rising Cincinnati now.
When I'm 26 years old, I performed in the event party of British Embassy and the event party of an Australian embassy
at big hall of CAPITOL TOKYU HOTEL. at That hotel The Beatles stayed in Japan tour 1966.
I met famous producer in Japan"Daikou Nagato" who are owner of musical office "BEEING".
I was an artist at Cavern Club Roppongi Tokyo Japan. I played part of John Lennon when Iwas 27 years old to 30 years old..
I met Don and other members of E.M.W. at old MIXPOSURE.
Don and me had conversations about music and WW2 and love and peace,
and I could get great lyrics of NO MORE and other songs.
We began to making music and we called our musical team "EAST MEETS WEST" .
EAST MEETS WEST.... It had a great influence on my life. It was meeting of a very wonderful destining.
I'm very Thankful for Don and our musical friends.
I'm making music with my musical partner Don Shafer. that unit name is
"EAST MEETS WEST"
We released three albums.
SEASONS OF LIFE
DEEP PSYCHOLOGY'S RESONANCES
And my solo album "YESTERDAY&TODAY