BIOGRAPHY

 増森  卓

1990年生まれ

鹿児島県鹿児島市出身

 

小学生の頃にJAZZに出会いドラムを始める。

10代で始めたバンド活動で全国ツアー、アルバムリリースを経験しゲストドラム、コラボ等を経て音楽活動の幅を広げる。

 

その後、自分の音楽のルーツを肌で感じるべく単身アメリカ留学を決意し、

2014年Los Angeles College of Music (旧LA Music Academy) ドラム科に入学。

住む家も決めず英語もままならない困難な状況から生活を始める。

在学中はRalph Humphrey・Joe Pocaro等に師事し生徒としてだけでなく、時には教育者としても活躍する。

 

 卒業後、現状のシーンには無いさらなるステージを見据えた音楽を展開すべく、場所にとらわれず、日本を中心に活動。

SUGURU MASUMORI

 Suguru Masumori (born 1990 in Kagoshima) is a Japanese drummer.

 

 He started playing drum at age of 12, when he was introduced to Jazz.

At age of 19, Suguru formed a band to have his first national tour. He also performed as a guest drummer and collaborator with many artists to expand the world of his music.

 

 In 2014, Suguru decided move to Los Angeles to learn music oversea. He chose to enroll at Los Angeles College of Music(former LA Music Academy) but he did not have place to live nor spoke English at all at this point.

 

 He was taught by great instructors such as Ralph Humphrey, Joe Pocaro and many great drummers. Suguru often played a roll of instructor to his fellow students.

 After graduating from LACM, he returned to Japan to creat new music scenes in homeland.