Mike Robles Drums / Electronic Percussion
Originally from Texas, USA, Mike Robles has shown his versatility by performing with a variety of groups during his 13 year stay in Okinawa, including jazz groups, including "Fast Forward" and "Fire Wire." Mike was a founding member of the popular jazz-fusion group "AddLibb," in which Maria Howell was a regular featured guest. Mike has also regularly performs with the popular acoustic/vocal group, "Full Circle" and the Japanese pop group "Orange Love," with whom he has recorded several tracks on their upcoming debut CD to be released Jan 2003.
In the summer of 2000, Mike filled the drum chair for the popular Okinawan talent, Hidekatsu on an international tour to Indonesia with Hidekatsu and his live performing band, "Asian Mix." Mike continues to regularly perform with Hidekatsu and Asian Mix throughout the Ryukyu Islands, as well as perfomances in mainland Japan.