Trained at the chamber music department of École Normale de Musique de Paris. He studied flute with the Jiro Nagaosa, Yoshiaki Teramoto and P. Lesgourgues, chamber music with Ms. C. de Buchy, and recorder with M. Milchberg
After his debut, he engaged in unique performances such as collaborative concerts of music and contemporary art, etc, and launched and performed projects such as "Water Concert", "ARIA×AIR" solo flute recital, and recital "Present".
After returning from Paris, he performed many concerts of French music. Recitals such as "Music of Paris" and "Chamber Music of Paris" were well received by audiences. In the trio concert, he performed with violinist, J. P. Lacour of The Orchestre de Paris. After a successful duo concert with his daughter, Ayaka Usami, a pianist. He released a duo CD album "French Flute Pieces". It was described by one magazine* as, "a subtle, straightforward, soft, natural tone with little vibrato, ... rich in expression, with the profundity and brilliance of Debussy and the virtuosity of Chaminade in its rich melodic nature." The track "En Bateau " is also used as the ending song for NHK-FM's "Night Stop Station, Fantasy of Snow Mountains".