Takehiko Abe is a Japanese musician and a fine artist based on Tokyo, Japan. He began to play bass from 12 years old and played music in some rock bands in Tokyo.
He started activity in 2008 as "Take Abe". He composes tunes from scenes and visual images floating in his mind, with musical instruments and non-musical instruments. His aim is to inspire the imagination.
His first album "Cinemascape" was released in 2008.
He has composed contemporary music and soundtracks for some independent movies.
He exhibits and sells small visual works on Harajuku Street, Tokyo. The first exhibition of those works was "art works 02". A later series of exhibitions was shown at galleries in Tokyo, Kyoto, etc. several times. "Art works 01" were a part of those exhibitions.
Abe has taken a temporary hiatus from visual art to focus on music.
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