T-TRIP band JAPANESE ALL STAR JAZZ TRIO

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EUGENE SHIMODA- Guitar
Begin to play the college jazz guitar T- Square bassist Shingo Tanaka. Bassist of PONTA BOX Masatoshi Mizuno. Activities with them It has also worked as arranger such as TV of BGM In 2013, it performed a concert of attracting 1200 people in Nerima Bunka Kaikan in their own group. In 2015, he played with guitarist Allen Hinds. Participation in japan tour of martin musaubach. Jazz, FUNK, active in various fields such as R & B. Many also played with foreign musicians, it is a guitarist, which is expected in the future.

YUJIRO YOSHIMINE- Bass
Born and Raised in Kaoshima, Japan, Yujiro Yoshimine started playing the electric bass at age 14.

After graduating from high school, he switched to acoustic bass to play jazz. He took lessons from one of the best jazz piano player in Japan, Ryoichi Tajima. In 2003, He moved to Texas to receive his Bachelors of Jazz Studies at the world renowned University of North Texas. While he was in school, he studied with Professor Lynn Seaton., and performed in a lot of big bands and small groups in school. At same time, he was active bass player in Dallas- Fort Worth jazz scene. He performed in most of jazz venue in the area such as Sanbuca Jazz cafe,Scat jazz Lounge, House of Blues Dallas, and Brooklyn jazz cafe to name a few. He also performed at Denton Art and Jazz festival. He was the host bass player of Sandaga Market jam session over one year, and performed with wolrd wide jazz legends such as Bernard Wright Miles Davis Band , Marcus Miller , Bobby

Sparks Marcus Miller , and Shelly Carroll Duke Ellington Orchestra, Tonny Bennet . He finished his undergraduate program at University of North Texas in 2009 summer. Right after that, he moved to New york city to further his career in music. He has been active bass player and played in many jazz venues such as Puppets Jazz bar, shrine and Vox Pop to name a few. now Yuji lives in tokyo japan plying with many musicians.

TAKESHI SAKAMOTO Drums
Started career as a professional drummer at the age of 21. and played with a bunch of style of

music such as Funk,Jazz,Pops,Rock,R&B,Latin. Also, played with many famous Japanese artists. 2009 to acquire more international professional musician’s skill as a Drummer, He moved to New York City and entered Brooklyn Music Conservatory professional Jazz Division afterwards, transferred City College of New York BFA, Jazz Department he also played Jazz and Gospel music outside the school and had played with many world class musicians like Jerome Harris(Sonny Rollins Band), Tex Allen(Gil Evans Orchestra), Andy Mackee(Elvin Jones Quartet), Jason Marshall(Charles Mingus Bigband),etc. He had studied Jazz Drumming with Greg Hutchinson, Marc Fever, Nathaniel Townsley, 2012 moved to Taiwan. and touring all over the world with artists like Japan, Hong Kong, Canada, China, etc,,, In addition, participated a couple of competition. He won 1st prize for Taiwan

new taipei city International Drum Competition, also won 1st prize for Taichung Jazz Festival Jazz Combo Competition.