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Hidemi Woods 

Singer, Songwriter and Author from Kyoto, Japan.

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About

 

Hidemi Woods was born and raised in Kyoto, which is located in the western part of Japan.

Singer, songwriter and author.

 

EDUCATION:
KURIBAYASHI PIANO SCHOOL 1968 – 1979
NOTRE DAME WOMEN’S COLLEGE March 1983

 
WORK EXPERIENCE:

Freelance
■ Regularly played at local halls in Kyoto, JAPAN 1983 – 1986
■ Guest-appeared on local radio programs 1983 – 1986
■ Played regularly at a bar and halls in Tokyo 1986 – 1988
■ Made music for Japanese major labels 1986 – 1989
■ Start a label, The Marketplace 1989

The Marketplace
■ Signed and produced several artists 1989 – 1995
■ Produced and released over 30 compilation albums 1989 – 1995
■ Became a pioneer of Japan’s compilation album boom of 90s. 1989
■ Released an album ‘Not enough. / 88TH’ 1992
■ Made a promotion video 1993
■ Appeared on TV 1993

Music Marketplace
■ Moved to California, USA 1994
■ Started a label, Music Marketplace 1994
■ Influenced and provoked the carry-bag boom and Japanese teens’ boom of Western boots
1995 – 1996
■ Made albums in Quebec, CANADA 1997 – 2001

88th Planet Project
■ Renamed my label to 88th Planet Project 2008
■ Write columns 2009 – Present
■ Published ‘Hidemi’s Rambling / Hidemi Woods’ 2010
■ Published ‘Hidemi’s Rambling Volume 2 / Hidemi Woods’ 2010
■ Released ‘Sunrise / Hidemi Woods’ 2010
■ Published ‘Hidemi’s Rambling Volume 3 / Hidemi Woods’ 2011
■ Published ‘Hidemi’s Rambling Volume 4 / Hidemi Woods’ 2012
■ Published ‘An Old Tree in Kyoto / Hidemi Woods’ 2014
■ Making a new album and writing a new book Present

 

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Keychains and a #button from #Disney's #outlet shop, and a #pin from #DisneyStore. Souvenirs of my last #trip. #keychain #MickeyMouse Keychains and a #button from #Disney's #outlet shop, and a #pin from #DisneyStore. Souvenirs of my last #trip. #keychain #MickeyMouse
A #Japanese popular #winter meal is #nabe. A clay pot of udon #noodles, #tempura, an egg and vegetables is served on a small fire. It came with oysters and rice at a family #restaurant, $9. #dinner A #Japanese popular #winter meal is #nabe. A clay pot of udon #noodles, #tempura, an egg and vegetables is served on a small fire. It came with oysters and rice at a family #restaurant, $9. #dinner
Inside the container are pieces of Mickey-shaped #chocolate crunch. Yummy! #dessert #sweets #MickeyMouse #disneyland #TDR Inside the container are pieces of Mickey-shaped #chocolate crunch. Yummy! #dessert #sweets #MickeyMouse #disneyland #TDR
Also got #chocolate crunch at #TokyoDisneyResort. The container is cute! #Disney #MickeyMouse Also got #chocolate crunch at #TokyoDisneyResort. The container is cute! #Disney #MickeyMouse
Got special preview goods of #TokyoDisneyland's 35th anniversary during my last #trip. #souvenir #Disney #MickeyMouse Got special preview goods of #TokyoDisneyland's 35th anniversary during my last #trip. #souvenir #Disney #MickeyMouse
At the end of the last trip, waited for the #bullettrain in the waiting room on the platform of #Tokyo Station. I think the design of this bullet #train is rare. At the end of the last trip, waited for the #bullettrain in the waiting room on the platform of #Tokyo Station. I think the design of this bullet #train is rare.

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