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Contact person :
Kosuke Shimizu

Position :
contrabass player


mama!milk is an instrumental duo by Japanese accordionist and composer Yuko Ikoma with contrabassist and composer Kosuke Shimizu.
They are based in the old city of Kyoto and have been composing, recording albums, and performing at a variety of venues from theater to historic monuments, ruins, installations of art, etc.

On the albums, starting with the release of the first in 1999, they have been recording a number of waltz, experimental, tango, classical and contemporary pieces with a variety of ensemble in studios, halls, factories, ruins, etc. 

In the live performance, they play the music like a soundtrack for an imaginary cinema while mixing the original compositions and some improvisation inspired by the acoustics and ambience of each venue. 

Their music has been described as Cinema for Ears or Japanese New Exotica.


mama!milk New Album / Charade
CD 2021.10.6 Release
2LP 2021.11.3 Release

Curriculum vitae

Last update : 24 May. 2022