Senri Kawaguchi
January 8, 1997





Senri Kawaguchi
Senri Kawaguchi was born in the suburbs of Nagoya, Japan in 1997.

She started playing drums at the age of 5.

At the age of 8 years she started studying under Kozo Suganuma - a famous Drum Master.

Senri received awards in the "Rhythm & Drums Magazine" Contest in 2007 and appeared in some TV shows.

In 2009, she started live performances and collaborated with the fusion band "FRAGILE"

...and released her debut DVD "Horoscope".

Now she studies in general junior high school and does music-studies too.

In 2015 she appeared at the "Rock au Chateau" Festival in France in Europe.

In 2016, she released 3 CDs: KKK Core, a collaboration between Kawaguchi, Kozo Sugunama and Kaori Hirohara that they had worked on since the previous year; Trick or Treat, her third CD as part of Kiyo*Sen, and Cider Hard and Sweet, a collaboration with Philippe Saisse and the bassist Armand Sabal-Lecco.

Throughout 2017, she participated in events to promote Yamaha Drum's 50th anniversary—culminating in a concert on stage with Dave Weckl, Steve Gadd, and Akira Jimbo. Artists that she worked with in 2017 included Bootsy Collins on his CD World Wide Funk, which was released in October 2017 and Jan Erling Holberg, with whom she worked on the single Aim to Please.

In September, 2017 she performed with Saisse and Sabal-Lecco for a televised performance at the 2017 Tokyo Jazz Festival at NHK Hall, after which they performed at various venues, including Motion Blue in Tokyo, which was recorded and released as a DVD and BluRay, and for which they won the Nissan Jazz Japan Award 2017 for Best Live Performance. In October 2017, she travelled to Bengaluru where she participated in the 2017 October Octaves with Indian fusion violinist Abhijith PS Nair.

Senri Kawaguchi endorses YAMAHA Drums, Zildjian Cymbals & Drumsticks.













Senri Kawaguchi:
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Jazz Japan Award
Philippe Saisse (Keyboard) - Armand Sabal-Lecco (E. Bass) - recorded on September 5, 2017 at Motion Blue Yokohama


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