Aco Tomine is a Singer/accordionist/composer who was born and grew up in Yokohama.
With her accordion, Aco sings old Japanese folk songs (called Min-yoh) in a contemporary style as well as her own original folk songs. Her traditional music is woven with a modern flair so that everyone can enjoy a taste of Japanese folk music. Tomine has recently performed in Paris, Bangkok and Singapore.
After starting her career in 2008, Tomine’s live performances (over 150 a year) range from singing at concerts, Rakugo theaters and bars. She has visited quake-hit regions several times for concerts, and occasionally gives lectures at universities and high schools.
Want to see Ako Tomine in action before seeing her live? Check out her Vimeo account!