Stomu Takeishi has played electric powered fret-less bass in a number of jazz settings through the entire ’90s and 2000s. An associate of Myra Melford’s Crush Trio (with drummer Kenny Wollesen), and Erik Friedlander’s Topaz (with sibling Satoshi Takeishi on percussion), Stomu Takeishi in addition has performed in trumpeter Cuong Vu’s group Vu-Tet, and in the North Indian-influenced Alankar. Takeishi performs on Satoko Fujii’s recording, South Wind, and it has used such music artists as Henry Threadgill, Don Cherry, Randy Brecker, and Wynton Marsalis. Takeishi offers toured internationally with one of these various organizations, from N.Con.C. to Finland’s Tampere Event.