Takashi studied for a long while in Cuba, learning Cuban folklore and Bata under the wing of greats like Adonis Panter Calderon, Barbaro Yordany Crespo Richard (Osain Del Monte) and Angel Boraño.
Ten Lovers Music feature five tracks on vinyl from his Japan only CD Clandestina album including a new version of Pista Libre. Takashi calls in a stella guest list of players across all 6 tracks on this release including Luisito Quintero, Roberto Quintero, Karl Vanden Bossche, Davide Giovannini and Calixto Oviedo. Vamos Dançar !!