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Takahiro Shimizu (Taca)


Born in 1977 in Okayama Japan, Taca began studying his instrument at the age of 9.

After studying the accordion in Italy for a year, he settled in Paris in 2000 where he followed the classes of Daniel MIlle, Frederic Guerouet, Daniel Goyone.

Taca founded band “Le Pacifique Esprit” with Marcelo Zavala. He arranges his own compositions as well as Piazzolla’s and others’. With this formation he performs in Paris and other regions in France.

In a more improvisational style he collaborates with Buto dancers Gyohei Zaitsu and Maki Watanabe.