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Taira
Japan

Riku Taira

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With MEINL since:

2013

Birthday:

January 23, 1996

Zodiac Sign:

Aquarius

Place of birth:

Shizuoka, Japan

Currently living in:

Tokyo, Japan

Drumming since:

2002

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

Playing bass guitar

Favorite Food:

Soba noodle, Meat

Favorite Drink:

Soda

Teacher:

Kozo Suganuma, Hiro Tsunoda, Tommy Campbell

Highlight of your career so far:

The stage at 2012 Crossover Night where I was asked to play at the at a last minute as a stand in for Rikiya Higashihara.   Also, playing a part in the recording of the unit called DIMENSION with other experienced musicians. I also had a chance to get to know Paul Jackson back in 2012, and it brought me the opportunity to join the recording session with him this past August.  

Drumming strengths:

subtlety and groove

Drumming means to me:

My life

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Listen carefully and do the basics

How would you describe yourself:

Enthusiast 

When I look back on my life one day, I would like to be able to say:

I have been blessed.  

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