Taiga Onitsuka: 9 year old Jazz drummer

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Who is Taiga Onitsuka, aka Tiger? He’s a 9 year old professional jazz musician, and Guinness world record holder. He is known as the world’s youngest professional drummer.

Tiger got his start at the age of 5, and first performed in New York at the age of 7 (2005). Later on this year, he will release his first jazz album appropriately called, “Tiger!” Here’s a clip of a performance at Shijo-Keihan station last year. Via Tokyo Graph.

And yes, one of Tiger’s sponsors is Onitsuka Tiger (Asics)