Hamabe no Uta musicians,
from left, Alan Maguire, Donald Brown, Kirk Whalum, Carl Maguire
Carl Maguire (Drums) & Alan Maguire (Bass) are 18-year-old identical twin jazz musicians.
They were born in Tokyo, Japan in 1996 and raised in Hong Kong (1999-2011) and now studying music in USA. They came across soul, funk, rock, R&B and jazz at The Stax Music Academy in Memphis, Tennessee where they discovered a passion with Jazz music. In 2013, they accomplished a successful tour in Japan and Hong Kong and as a result created their first jazz CD of 'The Sound of Music' produced by Donald Brown. They have been studying with Donald Brown since 2013 and they are now studying jazz with him at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville since the fall of 2014.