Drummer, started playing drums in Hokkaido, Japan. He came to the United States to further his drumming skills at The Los Angeles Music Academy. While there, he studied with, among others, Joe Porcaro, Ralph Humphrey and Aaron Serfaty. Tsugumi actively performs with several ensemble groups around Los Angeles including Ok Corral (Leslie Baker), Allan Wasserman Jazz Ensemble, Beach Cities Swing Band, Long Beach Community Band and other rock, dance and Top 40 bands. Tsugumi joined L.A. in early 2012 and his winning smile has made him an instant favorite with audiences.