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Tusk has worked with many great musicians from all over the world and in hi-profile showcases. His work has been credited as an arranger for musicians such as Luis Enrique (Latin Grammy Award Winner 2010), Brazilian Singer Songwriter, Marcos Valle ("Summer Samba-So Nice"), and a tribute to Whitney Houston produced by Jetro Da Silva (Key. Whitney Houston, Namie Amuro, Celine Dion, B.B. King.). 


Born in Japan, Tusk grew up as a multi-instrumentalist and an aspiring arranger/producer. He graduated from Berklee College of Music with a B.M. in Contemporary Writing and Production. While he was at Berklee, he won the Berklee Achievement Scholarship and 

Professional Writing and Technology Division Award. He also won first place in the 18th Annual Commencement Processional Composition Competition 2013, and his composition "Rise of Glory" was performed at the Berklee Commencement 2013 at Aganis Arena in front of 4,000 guests including Carole King, Annie Lennox, and Willie Nelson. 


He is currently based in Boston and produces music not only for artists, but for multi-media including: film, TV commercials, web advertisements, radio jingles, tutorials, video games, and iOS applications.

Tusk Matsukura 

Composer, Arranger, Producer

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