Kou

Drummer of “PE'Z”, a 5-piece Jazz band. His unique drumming makes a great contribution to the sound of the band.

The band was formed in 1999, performing street live concerts mainly in Shibuya, Tokyo that gathered up to 1000 people. “PE'Z” gave people a lot to talk about with their drawing power. In 2002 they made a major debut, appearing at many big festivals. “PE'Z” were awarded "New Artist Of The Year" at the 17th Japan Gold Disc Award in 2003. In 2011 they released the album "Himawari", available as free download to let as many people as possible experience the new music.  In February 2012,  their second album, "OH! YEAH! PARTY!!" was released, again free to download. The album was downloaded more than 200,000 times.