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Nacomi Tanaka

Nacomi is a Japanese female singer and guitarist.
The roots of all American music, the Blues, became her music roots , listening to music from B.B.King, Otis Rush, Muddy Waters, Little Walter and C.Gatemouth Brown.
Her love and respect for the music from the South made her start a charitable fundraiser after the hurricane Katrina disasters hit Texas and Louisiana. Her contribu-tions can be seen on MusiCares. Nacomi’s works are heard throughout Japan. She has been covered often by Japanese media, in print and on television.

Nacomi has played at Blues Festivals in Japan, Taiwan and in the US. Her current band is named “Nacomi and The Blues Temple”and they played at Little Walter Music Festival in Alexandria, LA in 2014,2015 and 2016. She appeared on the TV program for local TV station in Alexandria for those 3 years.
In 2015, Honored by one of the American Blues Maga-zine,“BLUES E-NEWS MAGAZINE”,announcing the result of voting for top 25 Women In Music around the world, Nacomi is ranked #SEVEN!
In Feburuary 2017, she played at “Women in Blues Showcase”in Memphis,TN as the first Japanese singer for the show.

She often visits US and sits in her friends’gigs and jam session. She is happy to call many legendary artists her friends, including Cyril Neville, Elvin Bishop, June Yamagishi, Mud Morganfield, Billy Flynn and John Nemeth.
She has released three albums and her latest album is to tribute to Little Walter. Nacomi currently lives in Kobe, Japan. Her fans love her soft and deep, natural beautiful voice, her laid-back style blues guitar and her warm personality.