Thread: Akira Jimbo
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:52 AM
KarlPalma KarlPalma is offline
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Default Re: Akira Jimbo

A great drummer with amazing chops, feel and precision. A consumate pro--and I would also say an ambassador to Japans modern drumming, as well as a role model to Asians and Asian Americans to get hip to our instrument!

He reminds me of a Steve Gadd on steroids, with those chops and feel, but more on the beat instead of that Gadd laid-back, drunken master style.

Btw, does he have wrist problems now? I saw a recent clip of him using some type of gloves now, or wrist support.

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