Kokin Gumi are an Asian musical collaboration. Using a combination of Western and Eastern styles, they create music designed to stimulate the mind. The name derives from "Ko", meaning traditional, "kin", meaning contemporary and "Gumi", meaning group. All of the music is written by Masakazu Yoshizawa. The group also consists of Tateo Takahashi, Hirome Hashibe, Daniel May and Jimmy Brandmeier.