Create Music

“I never wanted to be famous. I only wanted to be great.” - Ray Charles

Musicgate truly wishes to create quality music that will be heard and appreciated for greatness. We also hope that you will always listen to great music even if it is not the most famous.

Musicgate is able to independently create quality music. We have successfully released many songs in the Japanese and American markets.

Musicgate can help with every step of the way of creating new music for you, by assisting with song lyrics, composing fresh melodies, producing computer generated and human performed accompaniment music, to recording demos, to booking professional quality studio time, to arranging and mastering a completed album. We have the fortitude to continue to search for and create the perfect sound that will inspire a new generation of music lovers. We love creating great music that people will enjoy listening to for a very long time.

Create Music

Musicgate composes and produces high quality music intended for the world market. We specialize in jazz and popular music.

Music Publisher

Partnering with BMI - Musicgate is able to brand artists by producing, promoting, publishing and distributing music independently.

Music Education

Musicgate believes that to truly appreciate good music, one must learn the subtle details contained in great music. We foster aspiring individuals into talented artists.

Days of YesterdayBuy Now

Elegant, charismatic vocalist Hiromi Kanda pays tribute to the timeless American classics in Days of Yesterday, her sophomore album. Nagasaki-born Kanda says, “I have always loved America’s great standards and the old movie musicals. I feel that the music of this genre in America—the classics written by Cole Porter, George Gershwin and Gus Kahn— may be the most musical and romantic ever written. Also, the big band sound makes it so big!” In order to achieve that “bigness,” Kanda came to Hollywood, where she recorded Days of Yesterday at the legendary Capitol Studios with a full 50-piece orchestra. Working with Hiromi on the album were the multiple Grammy-winning producer/engineer Al Schmitt and arranger Matt Catingub, a multi-instrumentalist, conductor and composer. The album also spotlights Joe Sample on piano.

“What an unexpected treat to work with Hiromi, whom I never worked with before. She has a wonderful voice and has love and respect for that classic era of music. She’s a great talent.” - Al Schmitt

“Blessed with a solid voice and an impressive sense of time, Hiromi sings in a style that suggests the smokiness of Marlene Dietrich crossed with the lilt of Astrud Gilberto.” - JazzTimes Magazine