Koji Fujita is a drummer, pianist, producer, and composer in Japan where he incorporates traditional Afro-Cuban music and Jazz with a unique flavor of “Japanese spirit”. He performs with his group, Latin Jazz Smile, and supports other musicians in both live performance and recording. He holds degrees from Tokyo University of the Arts, Chiba University, and studied at Berklee College of Music. Koji also studied Latin & Cuban music at the National Art Schools in Cuba. He is the author of Latin Cuban Drumming and is a lecturer of Music Improvisation at Bunkyo University in Japan.