Nanami Haruta

Nanami Haruta

trombone

Born in 2001 in Japan.

She started playing classical piano at the age of 5, and at the age of 8 she joined her elementary school’s brass band, where she started playing the trombone and jazz. She started performing concerts in Sapporo when she was 13 years old. When she was 14 years old, she participated in Hokkaido Groove Camp, won the grand prize and went to Berklee College of Music to join 5-week Summer Performance Program the following year. When she was 17 years old, she participated in the Seiko Summer Jazz Camp and won Most Outstanding Student Award. After moving to Tokyo in 2020, she has expanded her activities by participating in performances and recordings with Aaron Choulai Raw Denshi Sextet, Akihiro Yoshimoto group, Takeshi Ohbayashi & Nate Smith Group, Shunské G & The Peas. In 2022, her first album “II” was released. She is currently a Full Time student in the Michigan State University Jazz Studies program studying with Michael Dease.