Tomoko Abe is a jazz vocalist, composer and arranger originally from Sapporo, Japan. She started her career as a jazz vocalist in Tokyo in 2008 and released 2 CDs before she came to Canada. She has been learning at Humber College in the Bachelor of Music voice program with Shannon Gunn, Suba Sankaran, Dylan Bell and Christine Duncan. She was the very first student who came from Japan and got into the voice program, and won a student award in her first through third years at Humber. Now, she is very excited about making an EP with very talented musicians who are learning at Humber, and is planning to release it after her graduation.