Born in Nagano, Japan in 1992. Katsu dedicated most of his time for playing baseball in elementary school and volleyball in junior high and high school. Though Katsu majored in Sports Science at college, he was looking for a goal in life. Then he started to play the piano at the age of 19 by self-learning.
Soon after he started to play the piano, Katsu commenced composition as the way of self-expression.
In 2014, Katsu studied Sports Science in College in New York, U.S. And while he was there for a year, he decided to pursue his music career. He was influenced by classic, jazz, and blues music, hence, his compositions fuse new age, classic, blues, and more.
He had his U.S. debut concert at Steinway Hall in December 2016, and his first solo original album entitled, “Moon” was released in the U.S. in 2018 and received critical raves from U.S. media and music industry.
He moved back to Japan in April 2018 and had multiple concerts and gigs. But after staying in Japan for a year, he moved to Sydney and Melbourne, Australia as well as started to upload videos of cover songs to YouTube.