Domo Recording artist, Tao of Sound is the band/production team comprised of multi-instrumentalists Taku Hirano and Daniel Pearson. These world-class musicians have performed live, recorded with, and consulted a who’s who in the music industry, spanning practically every genre of popular music, including Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Simpson, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Nine Inch Nails, Whitney Houston, Nelly Furtado, Jay-Z, Bette Midler, Chaka Khan, Mary J. Blige, Prodigy, Dr. Dre, Stevie Nicks, Macy Gray, The Temptations, Barry Manilow, Leann Rimes, Brandy, Coolio, Lionel Richie, Patti Labelle, Kenny Loggins, The Neville Brothers, Gary Burton, Joe Zawinul, Isaac Hayes, Angie Stone, Don Henley, Lindsey Buckingham, The Backstreet Boys, Sheila E, Yolanda Adams, and The Alvin Ailey American Dance Company.
International credits include performances and recordings with two-time Academy Award-winning Indian film composer A.R. Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire), Golden Globe/Grammy Award-winning Japanese composer and New Age pioneer Kitaro, Japanese pop superstar Utada Hikaru, Italian vocal icon Giorgia, and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
Recent projects include remixes for Rap superstar Kanye West (Roc-A-Fella/Island Def Jam) on his platinum-selling 2008 release 808s & Heartbreak, Jackson 5 remixes for Universal Motown Records' Michael Jackson Remix Suite, and production/remix work on Lullaby For My Favorite Insomniac, by internationally-acclaimed Classical artists The Ahn Trio (Sony BMG Masterworks).