About  Ryoko Fujimoto

Ryoko Fujimoto is a singer-songwriter who performs
her original songs as the vocalist  of Japanese R&B "Rainybirds",  
Neo Soul/Jazz originals and standards  'Silver Moon' .  
 
 
She performed at clubs, cafes and jazz festivals as "Rainybirds"
and as A Cappella jazz chorus band in Japan.
After moving to New York in 2009, she has studied
Seth Riggs' vocal method called Speech Level Singing (SLS) 
and Jazz at Brooklyn Conservatory.  Also she has got Level 1 of
Somatic voice work (http://somaticvoicework.com) vocal method. 

 

She has performed at Sullivan Hall, The Bitter End, Club Macanudo ,
Don Hill's,Somethin' Jazz Club in NY and Prudential Center in NJ e.t.c..  
Also she appeared on MMN TV shows and WPIX Morning show. 
 
 
Her sound is uniquely influenced by many styles of music such               photo by Naoko Takagi
as Neo Soul, Jazz, R&B, Soul, Funk, Blues, Bossa, J-POP                             (http://www.naokotakagi.com)
and artists such as The RH factor, Brian McKnight, Lalah Hathaway
Incognito, Melody Gardot, Donny Hathaway, Robert  Grasper,  D'Angelo,                
Dianne Reeves, Joe Sample, Cecile McLorin, New York Voices, Jazmine Sullivan,
Dreams come true, and many others.                                                                              
Ryoko's official blog (in Japanese):     http://ameblo.jp/rainybirds/
                     
                                                                                                                    

 

Rainybirds
Rainybirds is a J-R&B band centered on a japanese singer-song writer
Riyoko(Ryoko Fujimoto) and which style is Pops mixed with R&B and Jazz.

 

Their sounds are smooth melodies and R&B, Funk groove

with Riyoko's mellow  voice



Rainybirds official FaceBook fan page:  
[https://www.facebook.com/RainybirdsRyoko]  
                                                                                                                                                     
            

 

 
Silver Moon

Silver Moon is original neo soul and Jazz trio formed by singer-song writer Riyoko,

whose music in a fusion of jazz, rhythm&bules,  soul and pop which reflects

the range of influences she has been exposed to throughout her musical career.

Riyoko's experiences of studying jazz at Brooklyn Conservatory and the inspiration

by going a lot of Jazz clubs in NY led her into writing  her own original  jazz songs.

They perform at  Jazz clubs, cafes, any other venues in New York.

The members are Riyoko (vocal),  Federico De Vittor (piano),

Christopher Hall (bass) and  Yuko Togami (drums).                    
 
 



 

About Her Bands

 

​Copyright 2015 Ryoko Fujimoto

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