UsuiYasuhiro Usui Yasuhiro Nagoya Biography of Usui Yasuhiro .(guitar player,producer,composer) Usui Yasuhiro (guitar, producer, composer) Usui started his career in junior high school. Since then, he has been playing guitar in diverse music genres. In the middle of the 1990s, he started a unique improvisation style that implements the fewest possible guitar effectors. He worked with Elliott Sharp, guitarist and composer, for a recording in New York, 2003, and played with Sharp as a Duo in 2004 and 2005. Recently Usui has been taking part in internationally acclaimed Japanese free Jazz groups like Shibusa Shirazu Orchestra and Satoko Fujii Orchestra. He has been playing with many domestic/overseas musicians including Ned Rothenberg (sax), William Parker (b), Fill Minton (voice), Peter Brotzmann (sax) and has been touring world wide. He has his own label, where he records and produces his own as well as other artists’ music.