Born 1986 in Osaka, Yuji Ishihara is a drummer, percussionist and improviser. In 2006, his desire to play freely led him to form the freeform improvising group Featuring Tutan The Khamuns, which played widely in the Kansai area. More recently, his focus is on developing an idiosyncratic style on the drum kit exploring techniques around ideas of scratching, hitting, rolling and repelling. While actively performing with various bands and musicians, he also releases his own solo albums and group project works.
Yuji Ishihara on the Ftarri, Hitorri, Meenna, and Improvised Music from Japan labels
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