Percussionist Tomohiro Yahiro was born in Tokyo,1961.He spent boyhood in Canary Islands, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria where he
began to play drums with local rock bands.
Came back to Japan in 1979 and he
made his professional debut in 1980.
International sensitivity and high performance of originality are
many musicians and composers of different style of music.
In 80's he was regular member of epoch making rock band like Jagatara and
S-Ken & Hot Bomboms.
Paticipated to many recordings and tours of pop artists like Katoh Tokiko, Sada Masashi,Taeko Ohnuki,Yoshida Minako,Yasuko Agawa,Joe Hisaishi etc..
On the other hand, he has been active with the most representative artists
of Japanese Jazz scene and World Jazz like,Yosuke Yamashita, Shigeharu
Mukai, Kazumi Watanabe, Fumio Itabashi, Kazutoki Umezu.
To name some of the oversea musicians there are
Hugo Fattoruso,Pierre Barouh,Joyce,Toninho Horta, Jorge Cumbo etc...
In 2004 he formed GAIA CUATRO with Aska Kaneko(vl) and two Argentine
musicians, Gerardo Di Giusto(pf),Carlos Buschini(bs).
Recently he started PERCUSSION SOLO PERFORMANCE and is touring all
Japan and participating Percussion Festivals.
At present he has been active with GAIA CUATRO, DUO with HUGO FATTORUSO,Akira
Sakata "YOSHII", MIYUKI ONITAKE TRIO, HAKKOHZAN, Duet with Tyrone
Hashimoto, Yoshiro Nakamura etc....