SAKAI is one of the hottest ukulele artists in NYC and beyond. He began playing guitar as professional guitarist at Tokyo in 1989. He was performing at ”Blue Bard” that was one of famous cabaret in Kawasaki city in Japan. He moved to New York in 1995. Recently Sakai performs as a bossa nova artist and ukulele maestro as well as teaching classes for the next generation guitarists & ukulele players. Besides his energetic regular live performances, he has been recording albums. His latest "LINA&SAKAI" was released on January 1st this year and introduced on air at  FM radio station WDIY.88.1. SAKAI has attended NY UKe Fest 2011 and 2013 to perform at concert and gave workshop.