[ma du ka] is a pianist/ keyboardist/ songwriter/ music publisher (ASCAP)
and recording artist. Her style consist of contemporary jazz, fusion,
soul, pop and funk blend together to provide a good substance that will
clean to your mind & soul.
She began studying piano/organ at the age of 7. She graduated at the
Senzoku Music University Senior High School in Kawasaki Japan, her major
in Composition and Piano. In 1982, she received the Yamaha Nemu Music
School Scholarship in Tokyo, she studied jazz piano/ organ/ arrangement/
jazz ensemble and theory. Madoca got her first taste of show business in
1985 touring with Japanese national bands, she also performed at
NHK TV station in Tokyo/Osaka. In 1990 to 1993, sheperformed with
several American Jazz/R&B bands in Tokyo/Yokohama/Kyoto.
In 1994, she moved to Hong Kong where she performed for numerous Chinese
artists, such as PolyGram recording artist Jacky Chueng and many others
(concerts/ world tours). Madoca was the winner in the 8th Song Writer's
Quest, song title “I don’t cry any more”, organized by the
Composer and Authors Society of Hong Kong in 1996. She has worked
with a variety of international recording artists, such as Eric
Marienthal, Paul Young and All 4 One. When she performs, she’s so
aggressive with passion. She plays with so much feeling in her music.
“Music is my life” she says. Her image and objectives are classy
In 1998, Madoca met Bass player/ Singer, Prince Redd when he was touring
with Jason Bryant from S.O.S. band in Hong Kong, since the day they have
been traveling all over the world, they have done Duo. Madoca decided to
move to Atlanta Georgia to form her band ”MADOCA & Company”.
Prince knew an excellent drummer Ken Brown, they offered him to join her
band in 2001. In 2003, they started performing all around Atlanta area (Centennial
Olympic Park, Crowe's Nest, Basil’s, Paradise city, Blue lights, Five
spot, Chota falls etc.) and private events. Madoca & Company has
performed in the Showcase of 2004 Atlantis Music Conference, they also
opened up show for Chris Botti, Rick Braun, Jonathan Butler and Richard
Elliott for the Michelob GOT JAZZ Series.
is one of my favorite countries." she says, she has the musical
performance ability and styling ranges from Herbie Hancock , Joe Sample
to Chick Corea , yet uniquely her own. She has performed with numerous
artists for last 20 years. Now it is the time for her to come up front
as an artist.