Toshiko Ezaki is a singer, songwriter, and composer from Kyoto, Japan. After moving to Tokyo in 1999, Ms. Ezaki provided background, scat, and other vocals on various albums, and performed with artists such as Chihiro Onitsuka and Mika Nakashoma. She also composed music and performed vocal work on many well-known television and radio commercials. In 2001, she recorded her first album, 'Apple tea', which was released on her recently established Indies label, Moss Green Records. In 2002, Ms. Ezaki was put in charge of composing the music and singing the ending theme song for the animated cartoon series 'Pocket Monster'. Ms. Ezaki released her second CD 'Spices' in 2004, and the collaborative album 'Musk' with composer and pianist Ryuji Iuchi in 2005. In the past few years, Ms. Ezaki has composed many musical pieces for Kosuke Atari and other Japanese artists, while continuing to perform live at concerts and do vocal work for commercials. Eight Children is Ms. Ezaki's fourth CD, in which she performs a compilation of the most popular songs she had originally written for other artists. It is a carefully chosen mix of her best-loved ballads, lovingly arranged and performed in her unique style.