Asia / Tokio / Japón
Ayumi Azúcar Suzuki, plays Latin percussion, Classic percussion, Marimba & Vibraphone.
Ayumi Azúcar Suzuki was born in Japan. She plays Latin percussion, Classic percussion, Marimba & Vibraphone.
She graduated from the Faculty of Percussion, Tokyo College of Music. At the college; she began to study percussion in earnest mainly with classic music and gained experience of ensemble in orchestras, brass bands, musicals, operas, etc.
At the same time, she started to organize concerts and participate as percussionist, keyboard percussionist or drummer.
She has been also teaching eurythmics at a nursery school.
In 2015, she started her own band, “Ayumania” that features mostly her original compositions and arrangements, where she fuses Japanese atmosphere into Latin rhythm.
Inviting both Japanese and foreign guests, she has been organizing live concerts in various places in Tokyo.
In July 2017, she released her first album “Oukagekka” in Japan. It has been promoted in overseas radio programs in Colombia, Puerto Rico and New York.
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- The legacy of Leopoldo Pineda, the ambassador of the trombone in La Maquinaria Fania All Stars - May 31, 2023
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