VIDEO: Akira Jimbo Shows His Drum Technique for "Tonari no Seki-kun" ED

Using anything he can hit on a school desk

Following the 15-second CM, Media Factory has posted a 50-second extended version video clip for internationally-acclaimed drummer Akira Jimbo's drum/percussion play on a school desk for "Set Them Free," the ED theme for a 2014 winter TV anime Tonari no Seki-kun. Instead of a real drum set, the 54-year-old drummer in school uniform uses pencils as drum sticks, and hits metal pencil boxes, a fish tank, lunch box, beaker, stapler, anything on the desk. This tune is included in the forthcoming a compilation song CD "Tonari no Seki-kun: Uta no CD," which will be released on January 22. Check the "Set Them Free" clip and his real drum play below.


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"Set Them Free" 50-second ver.



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His latest album "Crossover the World"



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