aTak is a 15-piece big band formed in Tokyo in 2018.
The line-up consists of 5 horns, 2 guitars, 2 percussionists, 2 vocalists, bass, drums, and keys. Led Takuya Kuroda and his music friends in Japan,
the group takes inspiration from Takuya's long-term membership
in the Brooklyn-based Akoya Afrobeat Ensemble and performs original music that crosses genre, blending afrobeat, funk, and jazz.