Name: Eric Miyashiro. Born: July 13, 1963. Honolulu Hawaii, U.S. Genre: jazz. Occupation(s) : Composer, writer, trumpeter, bandleader. Instrument(s) : Trumpet, Flugelhorn Years active 1977–present. Label(s): Village Records. Website: http://www.myspace.com/ericmiyashiro Biography: Eric Miyashiro, Trumpet player. Eric Miyashiro was born of Japanese parents in Honolulu Hawaii on July 13, 1963. His father was a professional trumpet player with the world-famous Royal Hawaiian Band; his mother was a professional dancer from Tokyo.