Shuichi 'Ponta' Murakami

COUNTRY Japan      
GROUP Ponta Box      

Biography

Legend has it that Ponta has played on 10,000 albums! So great is his presence and influence, he's considered indispensable to the Japanese music scene. He is very particular about his instruments. When recording, he changes cymbal setups for each artist, for every tune. Like a true artist he values every sound and uses them to color the music.

Ralph Salmins

The Waterboys, Sessions

Larry Lelli

Doug Stone, The Mamas & The Papas

Terreon Gully

Dianne Reeves, Joe Locke’s Liap, Christian Mcbride’s The Movement, Stefon Harris Blackout, Robi Boto, The Stones Project

Harry Stinson

Session / Marty Stuart

Jorge Forero

Session / Clinician

 

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