Japanese-born fiddle participant and singer known for his work in the united states music genre. In 1990, he opened up his own efficiency place, The Shoji Tabuchi Theater, in Branson, Missouri. As a kid we were young in Japan, he researched traditional violin but most liked American nation music. During his university years, he began a music group, The Bluegrass Ramblers, that continued to earn a Japanese nationwide music competition. He set up a music scholarship or grant to honor his boy, Thomas Jason Lingo-Tabuchi, who passed on at age group nineteen. He was created and elevated in Ishikawa, Japan. He afterwards moved to america and resolved in Missouri along with his initial wife, Mary Jo. He wed second wife Dorothy Lingo in 1980. As a man, he went to and was significantly motivated by an Osaka, Japan concert distributed by Grand Ole Opry superstar Roy Acuff.