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|He joins several Jazz-, Blues-, Soul- and Rock bands and plays in Germany,
Spain and France. During the 90s, he becomes a member of the Musical gHairh
and tours Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium and Switzerland.
In 1992, he establishes his own Rock-Fusion project gITANIh. He and his German band members perform numerous live-shows. In the spring of 1997, he releases the album gThe Journeyh.
Besides live performance, he also works for several recordings of other artists as well as commercials. In addition, he also teaches a number of students, from beginner to actively working professionals. Itani is also founder of the gElectric Guitarh course at the municipal music school Wipperfuerth, Germany
|In the summer of 1997, Itani returns to Japan, where he works with the
Fusion-Band gIFAh at first. In 1998, he newly starts his project gITANIh,
this time with Japanese musicians in Japan.
In August 2003, he and his band members go to a studio to produce a new album. gBetween Shadow and Lighth is released by BQ Records in November 2003.
In November 2012, the new Album gStation To Stationh comes out. Featuring Tim Donahue (worked with Paul Rodgers of QUEEN/Bad Company, James LaBrie and Mike Mangini of Dream Theater) on fretless guitar, Masaaki Hiyama (ex-member of the Japanese super fusion group CASIOPEA) on drums, Singo Otani (member of the famous Japanese thrash metal band UNITED) on 7-string guitar and more, gStation To Stationh is an outstanding and extraordinary Album of progressive guitar music.
In addition to his stage works, he teaches at AN MUSIC SCHOOL in Tokyo and is responsible for the subjects gElectric Guitarh and gEnsembleh
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