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Akira Ishikawa

dr, JP
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. 石川晶

Japanese jazz drummer, session drummer. Born in Kanagawa Yokosuka. November 10, 1934 - February 10, 2002. He joined Shin Matsumoto and New Pacific on drums. This was his musician debut. After that he travels across the band with Akira Miyazawa Modern Allstars, Toshio Hosaka and Emanaries. Later he became active as Toshiyuki Miyama and New Hard drummer. After that he joined the Count Four and he formed a band with the session members at that time called Akira Ishikawa And The Gentures (meaning local people gathering). This was his band leader group. This was the band that became the base of Akira Ishikawa & Count Buffaloes.

        
Instruments
  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Vocals
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • R&B/Soul
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Pigmy on Chillout Session, Vol. 13 by HOTQ
Under the Empty in Paris on Home by Akira Ishikawa
Song of the Gondola on Home by Akira Ishikawa
Home on Home by Akira Ishikawa
Song of the Beach on Home by Akira Ishikawa
Domino on Home by Akira Ishikawa
Moon of the Ruined Castle on Home by Akira Ishikawa
Hamachidori on Home by Akira Ishikawa
Fall of the Village on Home by Akira Ishikawa
Sunset And Afterglow on Home by Akira Ishikawa

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Let's Start/Bongo RockAkira Ishikawa2018Single
Back To RhythmAkira Ishikawa1975Album
Soul On!マイティ・サラダ・シンジケート, Akira Ishikawa, Shuichi Murakami, Jun Fukamachi1974Album
Funky Horse / Soul Powerマイティ・サラダ・シンジケート, Akira Ishikawa, Shuichi Murakami, Jun Fukamachi1974Single
Koichi Oki Meets [GX-707]Koichi Oki, Akira Ishikawa1974Album
Drum Classic DrumAkira Ishikawa1973Album
Drums MethodAkira Ishikawa1972Album
Drum & Electric Piano New Hit Kayo Best 12 = ドラム&ェレクトリック•ピアノ / 二ユー•ヒット歌謡ペスト12 ‘'雨の御堂筋"Akira Ishikawa, Hiromasa Suzuki1971Album
Power Rock With Drums キリマンジャロへの道Akira Ishikawa, The Freedom Unity1971Album
Driving DrumsTakeshi Inomata, Akira Ishikawa, Teiichi Tabata1971Album
ドラム運命ドラム (Drum Classic Drum)Akira Ishikawa1971Album
Drum & DrumGeorge Kawaguchi = Akira Ishikawa1970Album
Drum Christmas Drum (ドラム クリスマス ドラム)Akira Ishikawa & Floral Pop '701970Album
Exciting R&B Vol.2Mieko Hirota, Akira Ishikawa1969Album
Rocking Drum Battle By Big 4Takeshi Inomata, Akira Ishikawa, Sadakazu Tabata, Kiyoshi TanakaAlbum
Rocking Drum Battle By Big 4 = 4大ドラマーロック・ドラム・バットルTakeshi Inomata, Akira Ishikawa, Sadakazu Tabata, Kiyoshi TanakaAlbum
10大ドラマーベストセレクションJimmy Takeuchi, Kiyoshi Tanaka, Hajime Ishimatsu, Kazuyoshi Okayama, Sadakazu Tabata, Akira Ishikawa, Motohiko Hino, George Ohtsuka, Masahiko Togashi, Takeshi InomataAlbum
4大ドラマー ヒット・ポップス・スペシャル / 4 Big Drumers Hit Pops SpecialTakeshi Inomata 、 Akira Ishikawa 、 Kiyoshi Tanaka 、 Hajime IshimatsuAlbum
Drum New Standard Deluxe 24Sadakazu Tabata, Akira Ishikawa, Motohiko Hino, Kiyoshi Tanaka, Hajime Ishimatsu, Jimmy TakeuchiAlbum
Drum Festival By Big 4Takeshi Inomata, Akira Ishikawa, Sadakazu Tabata, Kiyoshi Tanaka, Takeshi Inomata & Sound LimitedAlbum
ガッツ・ドラムAkira IshikawaAlbum
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Acknowledgements
To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership and together with Stefan Guggisberg for the visual data mining application ArtistAnalytics.
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