Tomas Fujiwara

Tomas Fujiwara was raised in Boston. He fell in love with music at the age of seven listening to Rich versus Roach, a classic drum battle record. As a leader and composer of various ensembles, as well as as a sideman and composer for theatre, film and dance, as well as as a teacher, clinician, and teacher, he has also been a clinician and teacher. The Hook Up is his current project. He has a working duo of Taylor Ho Bynum and Jessica Pavone. Their recent 482 Music release Stepwise was the followup. As a sideman, his credits include work with Matana Roberts and Ideal Bread, Amir El Saffar Red Barat, Matt Bauder and Positive Catstrophe. Tomas Fujiwara is known for his “quiet energy that propels” (All About Jazz), and his “alert drumming style has propelled many excellent ensembles on this new-music landscape.” bio by

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