Akira Ishikawa

Real Name:
石川晶
Profile:
Japanese jazz drummer, session drummer. Born in Kanagawa Yokosuka. November 10, 1934 - February 10, 2002.
He joined Shin Matsumoto and New Pacific on drums. This was his musician debut.
After that he travels across the band with Akira Miyazawa Modern Allstars, Toshio Hosaka and Emanaries.
Later he became active as Toshiyuki Miyama and New Hard drummer.
After that he joined the Count Four and
he formed a band with the session members at that time called Akira Ishikawa And The Gentures
(meaning local people gathering). This was his band leader group.
This was the band that became the base of Akira Ishikawa & Count Buffaloes.
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Albums

GW-5175 Akira Ishikawa - Drum Christmas Drum (ドラム クリスマス ドラム) album art 石川晶* & フローラルポップス'70* 石川晶* & フローラルポップス'70* - Drum Christmas Drum (ドラム クリスマス ドラム) (Album) Crown (3) GW-5175 Japan 1970 Sell This Version
SL-1313 Akira Ishikawa - Drum & Drum album art ジョージ川口* = 石川晶* ジョージ川口* = 石川晶* - Drum & Drum(LP, Gat) Teichiku Records SL-1313 Japan 1970 Sell This Version
C - 1031 Akira Ishikawa - Power Rock With Drums キリマンジャロへの道 album art 石川晶*, フリーダム・ユニティー* 石川晶*, フリーダム・ユニティー* - Power Rock With Drums キリマンジャロへの道 (Album) Canyon C - 1031 Japan 1971 Sell This Version
GW 5189 Akira Ishikawa - ドラム運命ドラム (Drum Classic Drum) album art Akira Ishikawa ドラム運命ドラム (Drum Classic Drum) (Album) Crown (3) GW 5189 Japan 1971 Sell This Version
PR 1002 Akira Ishikawa - Big-2 Drums = ビッグ・ツウ・ドラムス album art 石川晶*, 猪俣 猛* 石川晶*, 猪俣 猛* - Big-2 Drums = ビッグ・ツウ・ドラムス(LP, Album, Promo) Toho Records PR 1002 Japan 1971 Sell This Version
SL-1366 Akira Ishikawa - Drum & Electric Piano New Hit Kayo Best 12 = ドラム&ェレクトリック•ピアノ / 二ユー•ヒット歌謡ペスト12 ‘'雨の御堂筋" album art Akira Ishikawa, Hiromasa Suzuki Akira Ishikawa, Hiromasa Suzuki - Drum & Electric Piano New Hit Kayo Best 12 = ドラム&ェレクトリック•ピアノ / 二ユー•ヒット歌謡ペスト12 ‘'雨の御堂筋"(LP, Album) Teichiku Records SL-1366 Japan 1971 Sell This Version
JPS-5230 Akira Ishikawa - Driving Drums album art T. Inomata*, A. Ishikawa*, T. Tabata* T. Inomata*, A. Ishikawa*, T. Tabata* - Driving Drums(LP, Album, Gat) Columbia JPS-5230 Japan 1971 Sell This Version
JDX-68 Akira Ishikawa - Drums Method album art Akira Ishikawa Drums Method (Album) Columbia JDX-68 Japan 1972 Sell This Version
TKS 4052 Akira Ishikawa - Screen Pops album art Screen Pops* Dir.: Akira Ishikawa Screen Pops* Dir.: Akira Ishikawa - Screen Pops(LP, Album) M (6) TKS 4052 Spain 1972 Sell This Version
1220 Akira Ishikawa - ドラム運命ドラム (Drum Classic Drum) album art Akira Ishikawa ドラム運命ドラム (Drum Classic Drum)(Cass, Album) Diresa 1220 Spain 1973 Sell This Version
C-5026 Akira Ishikawa - Koichi Oki Meets [GX-707] album art Koichi Oki, Akira Ishikawa Koichi Oki, Akira Ishikawa - Koichi Oki Meets [GX-707](LP, Album, Gat) Canyon C-5026 Japan 1974 Sell This Version
KZ-7510 Akira Ishikawa - Back To Rhythm album art Akira Ishikawa Back To Rhythm (Album) Columbia KZ-7510 Japan 1975 Sell This Version
CDX-2501 Akira Ishikawa - Rocking Drum Battle By Big 4 = 4大ドラマーロック・ドラム・バットル album art T. Inomata*, A. Ishikawa*, S. Tabata*, K. Tanaka* T. Inomata*, A. Ishikawa*, S. Tabata*, K. Tanaka* - Rocking Drum Battle By Big 4 = 4大ドラマーロック・ドラム・バットル Teichiku Records CDX-2501 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
MX-4011 Akira Ishikawa - Dynamic Screen March album art T. Miyama & New Herd* + A. Ishikawa* T. Miyama & New Herd* + A. Ishikawa* - Dynamic Screen March(LP, Gat) Teichiku Records MX-4011 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
CJP-1159〜60 Akira Ishikawa - 10大ドラマーベストセレクション album art Jimmy Takeuchi, Kiyoshi Tanaka, Hajime Ishimatsu, Kazuyoshi Okayama, Sadakazu Tabata, Akira Ishikawa, Motohiko Hino, George Ohtsuka, Masahiko Togashi, Takeshi Inomata Jimmy Takeuchi, Kiyoshi Tanaka, Hajime Ishimatsu, Kazuyoshi Okayama, Sadakazu Tabata, Akira Ishikawa, Motohiko Hino, George Ohtsuka, Masahiko Togashi, Takeshi Inomata - 10大ドラマーベストセレクション(2xLP, Gat) Union Records (3) CJP-1159〜60 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
CJP-1116〜7 Akira Ishikawa - Drum New Standard Deluxe 24 album art 田畑貞一*, 石川晶*, 日野元彦*, 田中清司*, 石松元*, ジミー竹内* 田畑貞一*, 石川晶*, 日野元彦*, 田中清司*, 石松元*, ジミー竹内* - Drum New Standard Deluxe 24(2xLP, Gat) Union Records (3) CJP-1116〜7 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
YLT-108 Akira Ishikawa - POST - ヒット速報 Hit Breaking News album art The Sounds Ace, Jake H. Concepcion, Yoshio Kimura, Akira Ishikawa, 池多孝春 The Sounds Ace, Jake H. Concepcion, Yoshio Kimura, Akira Ishikawa, 池多孝春 - POST - ヒット速報 Hit Breaking News(LP) Yupiteru Records YLT-108 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
TP-7472 Akira Ishikawa - The Enchanted Jazz Violin = 魅惑のジャズ・ヴァイオリン album art Akira Ishikawa, Kiyoshi Sugimoto, Tadaaki Ohno*, Tetsuo Fushimi, Kaoru Iiyoshi, Isao Eto, Hiroshi Okazaki, Tadayuki Harada Akira Ishikawa, Kiyoshi Sugimoto, Tadaaki Ohno*, Tetsuo Fushimi, Kaoru Iiyoshi, Isao Eto, Hiroshi Okazaki, Tadayuki Harada - The Enchanted Jazz Violin = 魅惑のジャズ・ヴァイオリン(LP, Promo, Red) Toshiba Records TP-7472 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
MX-4010 Akira Ishikawa - Drum Festival By Big 4 album art T. Inomata*, A. Ishikawa*, S. Tabata*, K. Tanaka*, Sound Limited* T. Inomata*, A. Ishikawa*, S. Tabata*, K. Tanaka*, Sound Limited* - Drum Festival By Big 4(LP, Quad, Gat) Teichiku Records MX-4010 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
CJP-1165〜6 Akira Ishikawa - Best Of Drum Sounds album art 田畑貞一*, 石川晶*, 日野元彦*, 田中清司*, 石松元*, ジミー竹内* 田畑貞一*, 石川晶*, 日野元彦*, 田中清司*, 石松元*, ジミー竹内* - Best Of Drum Sounds(2xLP, Gat) Union Records (3) CJP-1165〜6 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
UPS-1155-J Akira Ishikawa - ガッツ・ドラム album art Akira Ishikawa ガッツ・ドラム(LP, Album, Gat) Union Records (3) UPS-1155-J Japan Unknown Sell This Version
CDX-2504 Akira Ishikawa - 4大ドラマー ヒット・ポップス・スペシャル / 4 Big Drumers Hit Pops Special album art 猪俣猛*石川晶*田中清司*石松元* 猪俣猛*石川晶*田中清司*石松元* - 4大ドラマー ヒット・ポップス・スペシャル / 4 Big Drumers Hit Pops Special(LP, Quad, Gat) Teichiku Records CDX-2504 Japan Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

HMJY-120 Akira Ishikawa - Let's Start/Bongo Rock album art Akira Ishikawa Let's Start/Bongo Rock(7", Single, Ltd) Columbia HMJY-120 Japan 2018 Sell This Version