The soul of the beat

MEET THE MUSIC MAKERS

This is their finest so far-if I closed my eyes I'd swear I was in the New York scene!

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KEYBOARD, VOCALSEmi

Emi was born in Shizuoka, and started playing piano & electric organ as a young child. She graduated from Senzoku Gakuen College of Music with a Major in electric organ. Featuring in albums & tours of other popular artists including Daichi Hamasaki & soul band Eldolphin H.K, Emi is constantly exploring new sounds and styles.

Emi studied under Philip Woo, Ken Kawamura, Toshitaka Shibata, Yuko Ootaki (Vocals).

She respects borderless musicians such as Cory Henry, Bob James, Stevie Wonder, Tower of Power, Sting and Alicia Keys.

Equipment

Nord Stage2 ex

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Bass/Chorus/ComposerRina

Rina was born in Saitama, and is a second generation bassist. She started her musical journey in junior high school with clarinet, guitar & vocals. Going on to graduate from Maeserhaus and winning multiple awards, Rina has performed at multiple venues including at Ajinomoto Stadium for A-Nation.

In 2018, Rina released her first solo album “Attack!!”, closely followed by 2019’s “Aquarium” and 2020’s “ANCiENT”. She now performs full time with Tokyo Groove Jyoshi at over 100 live performances a year.

Equipment

【Bass】
  • Black Smoker Beta-P4 Experimental Blue
  • Sugi NB4IR ASH T-WH
  • Sugi NB4IR blue
  • Sugi NB6M A BM KORINA NAT
  • Greco WSB-STD,Black
  • ZEMAITIS A22B MF WAL
【AMP】
  • Orange Little Bass Thing
  • Orange OBC410&OBC115
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Drums/Vocals/ComposerMiMi

MiMi was born in Ishikawa. She picked up her first drum sticks at age 7, and has established herself as a multiple-award-winning drummer. Graduating from the Showa University of Music in 2019, MiMi tours & performs with a range of artists including featuring in Yoko Hamasaki’s album and “Blind Love” tour. MiMi stars in musical productions, recently performing in Toshiki Kodamatsu’s production Tokyo Syoujo.

MiMi released her first solo album “The:O” in 2020, single “Love Salt” in 2021 and recently released her follow-up album “Family” in 2022 – Self-producing lyrics, composition, arrangements, drums & vocals.

Equipment

  • Ludwig & Istanbul Agop
  • Ride cymbal
  • Istanbul Agop traditional dark 20′
  • Cymbals
  • Istanbul Agop traditional dark 16′
  • Hi-hat
  • Istanbul Agop traditional light hi-hat 14′
  • Drums set Ludwig
  • Legacy mahogany
  • 22′ 12′ 16′
  • Snare drum
  • Ludwig LM400(vintage 80’s)
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GIGS & TOURS

More info about upcoming tours across the world
2024
19 February 2024

TGJ continues Monday Live at the Giga Bar on February 5th and 19th.

Come and hear Live all the songs from their latest Smash Hit EP “TGJ Grooving and Dancing” tonight!

5 February 2024

TGJ continues Monday Live at the Giga Bar on February 5th and 19th.

Come and hear Live all the songs from their latest Smash Hit EP “TGJ Grooving and Dancing” tonight!

29 January 2024
Tokyo

TGJ continues Monday Live at the Giga Bar on January 15th and 29th.

Come and hear Live all the other 4 songs from their latest EP Grooving and Dancing for the first time tonight!

20 January 2024
Osaka

Come and join us at the Live House Soma

2024 Jan 20th (Sat)

Heartful★Funks

TOKYO GROOVE JYOSHI

「BUMP A BOOTY vol.2」

Osaka Shinsaibashi

THE LIVEHOUSE Soma

Open 18:30 Start 19:00

Advance¥3000

Door¥3500

TOKYO GROOVE JYOSHI

Heartful★Funks

http://www.will-music.net/soma/

 

2023
24 December 2023
Tokyo

TGJ Groove & Dancing Christmas show Dec 24 (Sun) 13:15 Start at the GrapeFruit Moon. New single “Dance to the Music” will be pre-released then. Let’s celebrate Christmas together!

Tickets ¥4500+drink
https://tiget.net/events/287292

Live streaming ¥2800 https://twitcasting.tv/c:grapefruitmoon_/shopcart/278164

Last live of 2023!

16 December 2023
Singapore

Tokyo Groove Jyoshi travels to Singapore in December 2023 to perform at the Sentosa Music Festival “Jazz by the Cove”.

Dec 16th – Japan Jam

Dec 17th – All Stars Jam

Chili girl and Toshiki Soejima from Japan will appear together

Check out the official website for details

www.sentosa.com.sg/jazzbythecove

 

10 December 2023
Tokyo

TGJ continues Monday Live at the Giga Bar on December 10th 2023 (Sunday!). Be careful ! Not Monday!!

Professional musicians are welcome to jam with TGJ!

27 November 2023
Tokyo

TGJ continues Monday Live at the Giga Bar on November 13th and 27th.

23 November 2023
Tokyo

TOKYO GROOVE NIGHT 6 at
@BLUES ALLEY JAPAN

1st set/Heartful☆funks
2nd set/TOKYO GROOVE JYOSHI

Come hear TGJ’s new song from an upcoming EP for the first time!                                                     Open 16:00 Start 17:00
MC ¥5000

予約reservation

配信もあります。
Streaming available

19 November 2023
Tokyo

EASYGOINGS O-Taneil Presents

DAY DREAMING

TOKYO GROOVE JYOSHI  with

NITORI HIROYASU FIVE

8 November 2023
Tokyo

Juna’s Session Vol. 10

featuring

Tokyo Groove Jyoshi

at the GrapeFruit Moon

Open 19:00 Start 19:45

Tickets ¥4500(+DRINK)

Streaming ¥2800

⚫︎Tickets

https://tiget.net/events/276756

⚫︎Streaming

https://twitcasting.tv/c:grapefruitmoon_/shopcart/267019

5 November 2023
Hiroshima

TGJ at the Hiroshima Singing Voice with Ozmarz and Aspetto Da Diva

30 October 2023
Tokyo

TGJ’s first Monday Live at the Giga Bar on October 9th and then on October 30th

6 October 2023
Tokyo

MiMi’s Birthday Special Gig at the Grape Fruit Moon with Special Guest Kawakoh on guitar

MC¥4500+drink
OPEN18:45
START19:30

reservation

Live streaming

16 September 2023
Nakasu

Nakasu Jazz Festival

14 September 2023 - 17 September 2023
Kyushu

Kyushu Tour 14-17 September 2023 Tour

 

10 August 2023
Yokohama

Bay Side Drivin’

Yokohama Coast garage

Start time: 18:00/18:30
Fee: 5,000 yen (drink not included)
Organizer: Co.Denation
Production: Rip Current Production
Cooperation: Kyodo Yokohama
Support: Yokohama Live Entertainment Discussions

17 July 2023
Syonan

Rina birthday Seaside Special Outdoor Live on Marine Day

19 May 2023
Tokyo

Emi birthday & TGJ The BEST Release Special Gig

Live Streaming available: http://grapefruit-moon.com/2023/05/19/emi-birthday-tgj-the-best-release-special-gig/

22 April 2023 - 23 April 2023
Taiwan

Spring Wave

digitalNew Album available in stores!

Available on:

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