Senri Oe has released 45 hit singles and nearly 20 albums (over half of them have won the Japanese Gold Disc Award) from 1983 through 2008 when he left Japan for NY to pursue a career in jazz. He has also written songs for over 30 J-pop artists including Saori Yuki who has just scored #1 song on U.S. Jazz chart with Pink Martini. He has just completed recording his first jazz album at Avatar Studios to be released in the U.S. in May, 2012.