Drummer / Composer / Arranger / Educator

7/29 "Lonnie Plaxico Group"

Live at Fatcat @ 10pm

8/3 "Yuto Mitomi trio"

Live at Belfry @ 8pm

8/9 "Jovan Alexandre Group"

Live ar Smalls Jazz club @ 1am


CD "Groove Merchant" was released in 2016 recorded by "Groove Merchant"

Yuji Kotari wrote about his improvisational playing:

“His interesting sound make the punctual beat, but also amusing. He does various things. I am wondering if it is the fact that young, new music. I am extremely interested in as an old man. Its good sentiment to feel a wide range sound from drums which doesn’t have a scale.”


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