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.

Steve Hass

Patti Austin

Harry Stinson

Session / Marty Stuart

Steve Ferrone

Tom Petty

Camille Gainer

Session/solo

Ralph Salmins

The Waterboys, Sessions