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山口りえ (Rie)(RIEZ!)

シンガーソングトランぺッタ−、NPO法人Instruments for children代表理事





広島市出身、3才でピアノ、小学生で合唱団で歌、
中学生でトランペット、高校で作詞作曲とモデルを始める。
トランペットコンクールの受賞をきっかけに、トランペッタ−を目指す。
エリザベト音楽大学器楽科トランペット専攻卒業。
中学校高等学校教員免許取得。 山城宏樹、小田孝則、ピエールティボー、Eddi Hendersonに師事。

1999年 THE THRILLトランペッターRIEZ!としてデビュー!
Live(FujiRockFestival.AAA等) CM(USJ、ポプラ等)
雑誌(anan、more 等) TV(紅白歌合戦、24時間テレビ、等) 
映画(陣内孝則監督ROCKERS)やドラマや舞台に多数出演。
多数アーティスト(ゆず、ポルノグラフィティー等)サポートやレコーディングに参加。
soloでは、CompilationCD(TOKYO BOSSA NOVA、PLAY LIST2)等多数参加。
ANALOG2枚(IRMA RECORDSでworld Debut)
ALBUM3枚(共同Producer、『blue』KASKADE、『melodic Lips』小西康陽氏を迎えリリース)
国内外有名DJを迎え『FLAVOR GROOVE CASE HOUSE STYLE CROSS TO YOU 』(コロムビアエンターテイメント)
最近は親子向けコンサート『音育ランド』や、トランペット奏法を用いた産後親子エクササイズ『バジングエクササイズ』発案教育、 発展途上国に楽器寄付と音楽教育活動を目的としたNPO法人Instruments for children代表理事として世界中の子供達に音楽を届ける活動に力を注いでいる。東久邇宮記念賞受賞



Rie Yamaguchi(RIEZ!)

Singer-songTrumpeter,
Instrument for Children Non-Political Origaization A chairperson of the boards of directors

Born in Hiroshima. Started piano lessons at the age of 3. Also begun tosing at choir in elementary school, play the trumpet in junior high, andwrite the lyrics and music while going to high school.
Started modeling jobwhen she was in high school as well. Hoped to be a trumpeter after winninga prize at a trumpet competition.
Graduated from Elizabeth University of Music. Learned trumpet under Mr.Hiroki Yamashiro,Mrr.Pierre Thibaud and Mr. Eddi Henderson.
Made a debut in the big band "the thrill" as a trumpeter in 1999.Performed in music concerts such as Act against AIDS, FujiRocFestvaletc.
Appearance:
CM(USJ,Popuraetc.jMagazine(anan, MORE etc.)@TV(TheAnnualNHK Year-end Grand Song Festival, 24Tv etc.)@Movie("rockers" directed byTakanori Jinnai)
As a soloist, she released two albums (1st album produced by KASKADE, 2ndalbum produced by Yasuharu Konishi).
Latest..version. FLAVOR GOOVE CASEHOUSE STYLE CROSS TO YOU (Nippon Columbia Co., Ltd. entertainment)Made a global debut from IRMA RECORDS and released two analogs.
Participated in the compilation CD "Tokyo Bossanova" and PLAYLIST002" etc.
Her activities are not only as a trumpeter but as a writer in a trumpet textbook, model, , and accessories designer (her brand name "riez!").
Since 2008, she has been serving as head of charitable activity group "NPO Instrument for Children" which delivers second-hand musical instruments to children living in developing countries and gives musical education to them.
In 2009, she won a prestigious award in Japan for her achievements.
Recently, She is making great efforts to giving "Lip Up Exercise" lessons using trumpet mouthpiece to women for antiaging and diet effects. Her final aim of these activities is to popularize trumpet and also to let people know the fun of trumpet playing.