Known for his melodic and rhythmic approach with a wide range of dynamics to drumset playing. Another feature of his playing is his unique and sensitive cymbal-work, which creates a very distinctive sound.
A Munich-based drummer, Shinya Fukumori was born in Osaka, Japan on January 5h, 1984. After moving to the U.S. at the age of 17, he attended Brookhaven College and University of Texas at Arlington. He finished his studies at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. where he received several awards. A short while after graduating from the school with Magna Cum Laude, he relocated to Europe, which he believes is best suited to his musical style.
Fukumori has played in a very wide range of musical situations with many different projects. He has toured and performed worldwide, including Germany, France, Estonia, Romania, Belgium, Switzerland, Mexico, and U.S.A., and his own trio (with Walter Lang on piano and Matthieu Bordenave on saxophone/clarinet) has recorded in April, 2015 and was debuted with a tour in Japan in October, 2015.