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composer/pianist/keybordist create nu-jazz/crossover
So Hayashi was born in 1973 in Tokyo. He's been playing keyboards in a band since his teens. He got interested in computer music simultaneously, and begins programming using a sequencer, synthesizer, and sampler. He is influenced by variety of styles including 'electro music', progressive rock, and the jazz - fusion. The music that he creates now is on a jazz / fusion tip with So performing on keyboards.
So Hayashi could be seen playing live in Tokyo. His performances are combination of his pre-programmed material and live keyboard improvisations.