about Yuko Sonoda :
Yuko was born in Yokohama to a father who was a craftsman of Japanese traditional musical instruments. From an early age, with the influence of her father, she became familiar with Japanese music such as folk music. She began to play the piano at the age of 5, the wadaiko at 6 and the shamisen at 10. At 19, she meets the Apple computer and begins to compose music. She also starts research on folk music of the world around this time. At the same time, she begins writing musical pieces with Yoshifumi Okamoto, who is the Iemoto (grand master) of Okamoto Ryu. She composed and arranged piano-oriented songs. 1992: As a street dancer during her high school years, she acquires a wealth of knowledge relating to 12-inch remixes and track production from DJ Kensei, with who she co-hosted club events at J TRIP BAR (Shibuya), ZOA (Nishi-azabu) and other clubs. 1995: She was in charge of writing commentary on newly released jazz and hip-hop music for DMR (Dance Music Record Shibuya). Her days of being fascinated by House African, Samba and other various dance music continued. She also actively held events on the dance scene, and began to pursue the relationship between music and dancing. Since then, in addition to her creative activities with Abstract Note, she has been writing jingles for major businesses, providing songs to artists, and producing artists. 2009: abstract note "Another Ground" was released in worldwide. 2010: Film "Scope" Original Soundtrack.