Tokyo Groove Jyoshi

TOKYO GROOVE JYOSHI ベーシスト芹田珠奈 | 奥州のイワヒバラーメン時々ねっちTokyo Groove Jyoshi (TGJ) is an All Female Jazz/Funk Groove band formed in 2018 in Tokyo by their producer Koichi Kaneko (Neko) consisting of Top Japanese session Musicians. The band’s current lineup is Emi Kanazashi (keyboards/vocals), MiMi Kawakami (drums /vocals) and Rina Hoshino (bass/vocals). TGJ strives to be a powerful groove band with music beyond the generations, genders and genres. The band went to New York in February 2020 and performed at jazz music clubs such as the Bitter Ed, Shrine, Sugar, Groove and Café Wha? Famous producer Ray Angry invited the band back for more performances and they played almost every night. They have toured all over Japan playing in Festivals and Jazz Clubs. In 2023, TGJ travelled overseas to Taiwan (Sound Wave Festival) and Singapore (where the band headlined at the inaugural Sentosa Music Festival’s “Jazz by the Cove”). See for more.

Funk No.1


Hot Summer

Tokyo Groove


What Is Hip?

Rise Up

Copper Ravens

Waaaaa(MiMi’s song)

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