Songwriter, Performer (vocals, guitar, bass, keyboard), and Producer
Born in Japan in 1975, Daisuke Kudo is a true musical powerhouse. Known by his stage name Bunny Boy Williamson, he’s a force to be reckoned with as a songwriter, performer, and producer, captivating audiences with his undeniable talent and infectious energy.
Kudo’s journey in music began during his formative years, where he honed his craft as a composer. By the age of 20, he burst onto the scene as a member of the trailblazing band WIPERS, scoring a major record deal with Pioneer LDC Inc. Their debut in Japan was met with resounding success, and Kudo quickly proved himself to be a pioneer in his own right. In a remarkable feat, he became the first Japanese artist to grace the legendary Abbey Road Studios in London, leaving an indelible mark on the international music scene. His debut single even found its way into the hearts of millions as it became the anthem of a beloved Japanese TV program.
Ever the visionary, Kudo’s artistic journey led him to forge a new path as the frontman of VASALLO CRAB 75. With six albums under his belt, he fearlessly explores the depths of his creativity, infusing his music with a distinct English flair. In a momentous year, he embarked on an electrifying tour along the US West Coast in 2000, captivating audiences with his dynamic performances. His talents were showcased on an even grander scale when he took center stage at the prestigious SXSW Music Festival in 2006, cementing his status as a global sensation. Alongside his musical pursuits, Kudo lent his production expertise to the renowned Japanese theater company, Caramel Box, creating unforgettable songs that left audiences spellbound.
Not one to rest on his laurels, Bunny Boy Williamson has carved out a remarkable solo career, pushing boundaries and defying expectations. His latest album, the spellbinding “Erase My Trace,” released in 2022, showcases his unique sonic vision, captivating listeners with its sonic tapestry. Uniting his passion for art and music, Kudo’s collaborations extend to the world of paintings and toy products, creating soundscapes that blur the lines between imagination and reality.
Diverse and unapologetically versatile, Bunny Boy Williamson’s musical repertoire knows no bounds. Seamlessly blending English and Japanese, he fearlessly explores a myriad of genres, crafting exquisite melodies that range from funky grooves to soulful R&B, electrifying jazz to head-banging rock, captivating folk to timeless classics, and even captivating electro soundscapes. With every composition, Kudo delivers nothing short of excellence, effortlessly pushing the boundaries of his craft.
As his star continues to rise, Kudo’s exceptional talents have earned him a coveted publishing deal with EBIAS Music Entertainment in 2023. Under the new moniker Bunny Guy, he is set to unleash his boundless creativity, providing the world with music that transcends expectations and shatters the status quo.
In the vibrant realm of music, Bunny Boy Williamson stands tall as a visionary force, captivating audiences around the globe with his extraordinary artistry. Prepare to be mesmerized as this trailblazing musician weaves his sonic magic, leaving an indelible mark on the very fabric of the industry. Bunny Boy Williamson is here to redefine what it means to be a true musical maestro.