Born in the United States Casey has been living in Japan since 1971.

after beginning a distinquished career as a songwriter, studio bassist and recording/touring artist with TRUK in new york at abc/dunhill (Buddah records) Releasing"Plastic People" to much acclaim in 1967, then moving to california in 1970 to work with the capital records team casey decided a short sabbatical was in order and came to japan in 1971 where he began a one year intensive program of zen in a temple located in yokohama.

"I needed to get away from all that maddness of the 60's - start again - maybe get a real job, he says. after insane tours with "the Guess Who" "melanie" "Vanilla fudge" & leslies west's "mountain" things just got out of hand. first i moved to l.a. where we thought it would be healthier but it was the same thing - the only real difference was that the junkies played volleyball and had nice tans. the move to japan was the best thing i've ever done.
the temple experience continues to pay off to this day, i started playing and writing again and . . ."

In 1976, he recorded and released his first album in Japan with a band called [SHORT HOPE] the first project ever locally produced by an all non-japanese band in the domestic markiet. The album was released by Polydor on the Kitty Records label. In 1978 Casey joined forces with Yoshino Fujimaru and started a band called [SHOGUN].
Casey's song and Shoguns first single "Otokotachi-no-melody" sold well over1,000,000 copies. The Shogun album went on to win the best album award, and Shogun was voted the best group. Casey received a number of awards as a writer and continues to be as prolific and productive to this day. Casey has released 30 albums to date in Japan, 8 of which have gone gold and 1 going platinum.

Since Shoguns semi-retirement Casey's range of writing has become more varied. He now spends quite a bit of time writing soundtracks for movies, animation films and TV commercial music as well as writing music for and producing a number of Japanese recording artists, as well as accumulating over 20 solo albums to boot. Casey continues to tour Japan and spends approximately 4 - 6 months a year touring Japan as well as the US and Europe.

Many of his TV commercial songs have become very popular throughout Japan. In particular, "I Believe in You" (All Nippon Air Lines TV CM theme), "Live is the Feeling" (Asahi Beer TV CM theme), "Met People" (Kirin Mets TV CM theme) "Wonda" (Asahi Can Coffee TV CM theme) and "Bad City" (aSapporo Can Coffee "JACK") are all well known and can be found, along with many of his TV Drama theme songs in most Karaoke systems in Japan.

Casey's song "Has Everyone Gone Blind" from his self-produced album was "The Reality Of Dreams" became the theme song for the '1995 International War & Peace Foundation, a sub-committee within the United Nations. The promotion video for "Has Everyone Gone Blind" was introduced to much acclaim during the United Nations Nuclear Proliferation Conference in September of 1998. x

The new project, Casey's yet again rebirth is based around "The Noilly Pratts". A happy-go lucky return to the first love. Acoustic guitars, great lyrics & melodies and harmony.



作詞 / 作曲 / 編曲 / プロデュース
Guitar / Bass / Piano / Keyboards / Vocals

1946年アメリカ生まれ。1971年に来日以来、日本に腰を下ろす。
1974年「SHORT HOPE」 結成!キティレコードよりデビュー。
1979年春には「SHOGUN」を芳野藤丸と共に結成。
デビュー曲 「男たちのメロディー」はケーシーの作品で50万枚を超える大ヒット。
1979年秋には 松田優作の『探偵物語』BAD CITYを 作詞 作曲 その後、映画・アニメ・CM音楽、プロデュースにと活動の場が広がり、特にCMソングには
- 全日空25周年 Theme Song
 『 I Believe in You』
- アサヒビール 『Live is The Feeling』
 作詞 / 作曲 / 編曲 / プロデュース
- キリンメッツ『MET PEOPLE』
 作詞 / 作曲 / 編曲 / プロデュース
- アサヒ 缶 コーヒー 『WONDA』
 作詞 / 作曲 / 編曲 / プロデュース
- Shiseido Puru Puru
- Vocal & Narration (日本語)“BOCO” CM ナレーション

など話題になった作品が数多くある。最近では、新人ミュージシャン発掘、育成にも力を入れている。
1994年のソロアルバム「The Reality of Dreams」全米発売決定!
又アルバムの中の「Has Everyone Gone Blind」国際戦争・平和財団テーマ曲に決定、プロモービデオ「Has Everyone Gone Blind」54年9月国連会議の中でも紹介されるなど、夢多き船出になりそうである。

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