Drum Jam founder, musician, facilitator, trainer
Internationally renowned Japanese percussionist and joy-affirming performer, Kumi Masunaga is a REMO artist and the Founder of Drum Jam, a drumming company based in Hong Kong. With her vibrant music and zest, Kumi has travelled from Africa to the Americas to Asia, learning rhythms to ignite her team-building and community empowerment programs. She has shared the stage with the world's change-makers such as Jane Goodall and David Beckham and performed at numerous events worldwide.
Tens of thousands of people have drummed with Kumi in her drum circles, team-building sessions, classrooms, festivals, and wellness retreats since she founded Drum Jam in Hong Kong over twenty years ago. She is trained in the evidence-based HealthRHYTHMS and is a certified Music Medicine facilitator and Village Music Circles global trainer. During the COVID pandemic, she conducted online drum programs internationally.
Drum Jam is a Hong Kong-based drumming company, founded in 2001 by Japanese percussionist Kumi Masunaga. All Drum Jam facilitators are genuinely gifted performers and inspirational motivators.
We harness the power of drum beats and deliver it to you through a range of inspirational performances and activities, both virtually and in person.
Our hands-on programmes include ones for corporate entertainment, team-building, health & wellness, schools, children’s parties and community empowerment. We can perform at any location, for groups large or small.
Drum Jam brings the power of rhythm
to inspire individuals,
to build communities,
to celebrate life, and
to promote peace and wellness in our world.
We uplift, inspire and unite people through our interactive music programmes.
Contact us today and find out more.
What people say about us...
South China Morning Post
“Kumi Masunaga is the
living embodiment of
Dr Jane Goodall
“Thank you so much for all the joy you brought to our dinner last night.Your energy and love of life and movement truly lifted the room.You are a great group and
I wish you all the luck in the world.”
"It has been our pleasure to work with Kumi and her team for the past few years. Kumi and her team deliver engaging and inspiring team building programmes.
I was especially impressed by Kumi's passion about music and how she makes use of music to connect the heart, mind and body of the participants.
Village Music Circles
author, Drum Circle Spirit
“Kumi is a great representation of
someone taking the facilitated
drum circle concept into
a country and culture and
with patience and perseverance
created a recreational drumming
Hong Kong Cancer Fund
"Our members' health and
well-being are definitely