A native Californian, Ben yamakoshi has been working as a professional drummer in Tokyo, Japan recording and performing with major label artists for the past 10 years. Upon a few visits to Japan, He decided to spend most of his time in Tokyo where he quickly established himself as a session musician and was within a year, signed to Sony Music Japan International Inc. Since then, he has continued to work with many major lable artists and performs thoughout the country.
Growing up in Thousand Oaks, CA. Ben moved to Boston to study at Berklee College of Music where he had graduated with a degree in music performance. As a teenager, he was involved in the Thousand Oaks High School music program which included the Marching Band, Drumline and the Big Big Band Jazz Program.
Tokyo with "ON", a major iTunes album release through Pony Canyon with "B/W" and recordings used in commerials.