Tomi Isobe the native of Japan, and developed his guitar blues chops in Atlanta, Georgia back in 1982. For theÂ last 25 years, Isobe has performed mostly in Atlanta and Boston. He attended the Berklee College of Music in 1990.
Isobe’s made first album was releases in 1992. His music style is a gumbo soup mix of guitar legends such as Albert Collins, Freddie King, but he cites his main influence as Johnny Winter. In concert, Isobe often mentions that Winter’s 1974 studio albumÂ Saints & Sinners really got him excited to be a guitar player.
Tomi mostly plays his ’71 Flying-V Guitar and loves to sing soulful blues.
From his website:
I am a Musician currently living on a Big Island of Hawaii. I have been singing & playing for last 35 years of my life in Boston, Georgia & Hawaii. Blues is my passion of music however, I have a wide variety of Repertoire . I sing daily at Many Venues on Big Island of Hawaii such as Huggo’s on the Rocks, Blue Dragon, Splasher’s Grill, Malolo Lounge, Banjy’s Paradise Grill, Big Island Brewhaus & many Concerts and Weddings. I also go on tour in Japan once or twice a year. Please contact me if a musician is needed for any occasion & sizes. Mahalo!