Daisuke Abe, born in Tokyo, Japan, started playing guitar at age 15.
He started playing Jazz at the Jazz course of Senzoku Gakuen college in
Yokohama, Japan, and graduated at the head of the class of 1999.
He received a world scholarship to Berklee college of music where he graduated from in Spring 2002. He was also a recipient of the "Louis Bellson Award" from this school.