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  • On November 11th 2015, Kento Masuda nominated to the Hollywood Music in Media Awards for his 2002 composition “Tree,” a classic piece in Kento’s repertoire.
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  • Kento Masuda received global recognition of the Global Music Awards
    On June 1st 2016, Kento Masuda received a gold record and was honored as a world wide release from his latest release “Loved One” (2014). This work produces multiple prize-winning works, as well as Grammy award winning artists and billboard chart-in artists gathered compliments.
  • KENTO MASUDA received the distinguished title of “Knight” from the Knights of the Order of St. Sylvester.
    On November 12, 2016, Masuda has given the Title of Knight from Don. Basilio Cali to The Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem Knights O.S.J. of Malta. It has except of an exceptional story itself only for his an investiture ceremony at O.S.J. headquarter in Malta.
  • On July 5th, 2017, Kento Masuda received an award from the H.R.H. Princess Angelique Monét of The United Nations (World Peace & Tolerance Summit & Concert) Hamptons at the United Nations in NYC.
    On July 5, 2017, Kento Masuda received an award from the H.R.H. Princess Angelique Monét of The United Nations (World Peace & Tolerance Summit & Concert) Hamptons at the United Nations in NYC.
  • KENTO MASUDA received the distinguished title of “Knight Commander” from The H.R.-I.H. Grand Prince Jorge Rurikovich of The Sovereign Royal and Imperial House of Rurikovich.
    On November 20, 2016, Masuda has given the Title of Knight Commander from The H.R.-I.H. Grand Prince Jorge Rurikovich of The Sovereign Royal and Imperial House of Rurikovich.
  • On April 22, 2017, Masuda has given the Title of “Commander of Justice” from the Don. Michele Maria Biallo to the St. Giorgio di Borgogna. He also has received the title a Baron, and now “Baron Don Kento Masuda”.
  • KENTO MASUDA received the distinguished title of “Maestro” from the Knights of the Order of St. Sylvester.
    On December 6, 2014, Masuda has given the Title of Maestro along with performed at the “Associazione dei Cavalieri di San Silvestro” celebration by Sancti Silvestri Societas in Tivoli, Italy. Which has accoladed an Order of St. Sylvester’s Knights.

Biography

Baron Don Kento Masuda – ( Official Wikipedia Link )

・“Maestro” from the Knights of the Order of St. Sylvester.
・”Knight Commander” from The Sovereign Royal and Imperial House of Rurikovich
・”Knight” from The Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem Knights O.S.J. of Malta.
・”Commander of Justice” from The St. Giorgio di Borgogna.
・The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS – The Recording Academy) A Voting Member.
・The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Writer and Publisher Member.
・Kent On Music, Inc. (Japan) President.
・Kento Masuda Music, LLC (USA) A corporate manager.

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    The 57th Grammy Award Ceremony

Masuda released 10th album “Loved One”. Produced by Kento Masuda and Gary Vandy, recorded at Gary Vandy’s Studio Center in Miami, which has produced recordings that have won 8 Grammy awards along with multiple platinum albums. Kento Masuda attended the prestigious 57th GRAMMYs in Los Angeles, California. Kento had four official submissions for the 57th GRAMMY consideration.

Masuda, along with Japanese singer/songwriter/harpist Hiroko Tsuji, multi-instrumentalist and composer Fabius Constable, soprano Donatella Bortone, and Lebanese and Arab lutist Ghazi Makhoul, performed in the dynamic and multi-cultural concert “5 ELEMENTS LIVE” at CASA DEI DIRITTI in Milan, Italy. This unique evening of music connected the sounds and voices of the east and west, while producers and collaborators Masuda and Constable shared their vision that music is both absolute and life affirming.

Masuda performed at the “Associazione dei Cavalieri di San Silvestro” celebration of Monumentalis Ecclesiae Sancti Silvestri Societas in Tivoli, Italy at which he was honored with the title of “Maestro,” an accolade awarded by Monsignor Luigi Casolini to the Knights of the Order of St. Sylvester gentlemen, who are distinguished for their contributions of both musical genius and for charities.

To quote Kento “When you touch someone with your spirit in turn they touch your soul with their heart.” Kento’s music defines his spirit and will certainly touch the hearts and souls of all who hear his music.

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    From left; Gary Vandy, Kento Masuda, Paul Messina and Kevin Marcus Sylvester (Black Violin) in Miami.
  • With “Vocalistix” – Ruth Hertz Weber. Kento’s newest album, expected to be released in the next year in 2018, is currently in pre-production.

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Discography

  • 10th album “Loved One”: by April 16th 2014

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    1, Wish
    2, Addicted
    3, Cosmos
    4, Incessant Rains
    5, Cross Gene
    6, Cause and Fate
    7, Cherish
    8, Loyalty
    9, Satellite Luminary
    10, Supernova
    11, Arcane Sanctuary
    12, Flare
    13, Oath Path
    14, Lotus
  • Loved One on SoundCloud

  • 9th album “All in the Silence”: by September 26th 2012

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    1, SUNRISE
    2, SO WE ARE
    3, REMINISCENCE
    4, INCESSANT RAINS
    5, LITTLE TOKYO POETRY
    6, GODSEND RONDO
    7, SAKURA
    8, SHINE ON
    9, NOCTURNAL PERFUME
    10, HANDS
    11, RIVER RENDITIONS
    12, BELFRY
  • Piano book “All in the Silence”: by September 26th 2012

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    Piano book as featured on his album “All in the Silence”
  • 7th album “GlobeSounds”: by June 13th 2006

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    1, EXTERNALNET
    2, FALLING WATER
    3, TREE
    4, AIR KNOWS
    5, HALO
    6, GLOBESOUNDS
    7, FIRE
    8, THE TSUNAMI Ⅰ- GRACEFUL DECEPTION
    9, THE TSUNAMI Ⅱ- THE EYE OF CHAOS
    10, THE TSUNAMI Ⅲ- RESURRECTION
    11, CALLING YOU
    12, SAKURA
  • GlobeSounds on SoundCloud

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