Akira Jimbo

Akira Jimbo, also seen as Akira Jinbo (神保 彰, Jinbo Akira?, born February 27, 1959 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese freelance jazz fusion drummer who is famous for his drumming independence and fusion of electronic drum technology and acoustic drums. Aside from his solo work, he is also the drummer in the Japanese jazz fusion band Casiopea and has participated in various side projects with other musicians, including Keiko Matsui, Shambara, bassist Brian Bromberg. He is the main product presenter of Yamaha Drums Japan.

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... Flight (1979) Thunder Live (1980) Drummer Takashi Sasaki leaves the band and is replaced by Akira Jimbo ... Drummer Akira Jimbo is replaced by Masaaki Hiyama ... Both Sakurai and Jimbo would later form their own Bass/Drum duo, Jimsaku ...