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Manoa Japanese Language School is holding a New Year Community Fair and Rummage Sale on Sunday, January 31 from 10-2pm. There will be lots of fun and FREE entertainment and cultural activities for the entire family. Keiki games, food, crafts, and entertainment by Kenny Endo’s Taiko Center of the Pacific, Tsugaru shamisen by Patrick Oiye, and Shishimai by Hawaii Okinawa Creative Arts. We look...
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Fushu Daiko combines taiko drums & rhythms of Japan with styles such as jazz and rhythm & blues to create an exciting, powerful cross-cultural experience. Since our beginning in 1990, Fushu Daiko has practiced joyously in the pursuit of ever increasing mastery of taiko drumming, understanding, and appreciation in the way of taiko, Japanese culture, and all of life. Fushu Daiko is made up of...
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Uzume Taiko is West Coast Canada’s premiere professional taiko drumming group. Performing both nationally and internationally since 1988, the group performs their unique West Coast Canadian taiko drumming style to different audiences, creating shows to perform at festivals, concert halls,...
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Kaoru Watanabe Taiko Center is a Japanese taiko drumming studio in Brooklyn, New York,preserves, teaches, and promotes the art of taiko (Japanese drumming), shares elements of Japanese music and culture with students, and creates community among taiko players, musicians, and others.
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San Jose Taiko is an Asian Japanese-American drumming and rhythm artist. Located in San Jose's' Japantown, online concert, matsuri festival, workshops and class schedules available online! Taiko is the Japanese word for drum. In North America, this term is used to describe both the Japanese drum...
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Emeryville Taiko is a taiko drumming group in the city of Emeryville, between Berkeley and Oakland in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our website provides information on future performances, photos of taiko, and how *you* can start playing taiko with us! Come to our December 6th Performances in Oakland Chinatown! Taiko Kids4Kids starts at 2pm and includes a kids performance and workshop. Taiko...
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Taiko is the artistic, powerful, and physically demanding discipline of Japanese ensemble drumming. Odaiko Sonora has made taiko accessible to Tucson and Pima County residents since 2002. Through exciting per-formances, high-quality instruction, school residencies and team workshops we increase first-hand knowledge of taiko and the opportunities it presents for physical, mental, and spiritual...
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SAVE THE DATE!! Denver Taiko will hold their 40th Anniversary Concert on Saturday, October 8 and Sunday, October 9, 2016. join our mailing list or find us on Facebook for more information on our upcoming events! Denver Taiko is a community based organization committed to honoring and sharing Japanese drumming through performance and providing an engaging creative outlet for those with interest...
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Orlando Taiko Dojo is a Japanese drumming troupe who very actively performs in Central Florida. Orlando Taiko Dojo demonstrates the traditional art of Japanese drums known as "Taiko.". Taiko drums were used in battlefields and have been used in religious ceremonies and. They are subsidiary team to Matsuriza who performs at EPCOT in Walt Disney World. A surprisingly easy drag & drop site...
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Welcome! We are Cal Raijin Taiko, U.C. Berkeley's Japanese drumming performance ensemble. Founded in 2005, we perform for both the campus community and beyond to spread the knowledge, love, and passion of taiko. Thank you Nike for inviting us to play this year's Women's Half-Marathon!
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Taiko, a Japanese style of drumming , has a long and rich history. Originating in China, it traveled through many countries and took on various forms, finally settling profoundly in Japan. Here, it was used to call the Gods to alter existing conditions such as warding off pestilence, bringing rain, blessing a harvest or inviting the ancestors to join in celebration of the family. Villages used...
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Our next Family Taiko Workshop is scheduled for February 21, 2016! Bring your kids and come learn taiko together. Visit the Family Taiko Workshop page for more information. Our next Recreational Taiko class is scheduled for Sundays starting January 10 - February 14, 2016! Recreational Taiko is open to students ages 13 and up. Visit the Recreational Taiko page for more information. Since the...
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Marimbaman David Hall enjoys sharing his passion for the marimba with audiences both young and old! He performs on four unique mallet instruments- the Mexican Marimba, African Balafon, 1920's Xylophone, and modern Marimba- as well as a Japanese Taiko drum and African Djembe. Musical styles range from Ragtime to Classical, and Brazilian to Baroque. Different costumes are worn for each separate...
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Seattle Kokon Taiko is a performing group based in the local Japanese American community. New February Intermediate 4-class series will focus on slant-stand (naname-dai) style drumming. Participants will take the elements of rhythm, movement and spirit taught in the Beginning Class and apply them to Utsu Hachijo, a challenging piece we learned from famous Japanese group Ondekoza. Hachijo-jima...
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Lake Phalen Park in St. Paul, Minnesota, comes alive again in 2016, with two days of colorful, traditional dances and music to showcase the performance arts of Asia. Dances from the ceremonial to the theatrical and are as varied as the colors on the performers' authentic clothing! The monkey ranks ninth of the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac. Each year is related to an animal sign according to...
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We are hobbyists helping other hobbyists make taiko drums. Our hope is that by sharing details of our process, other Taiko players can make their own drums and learn from our experiences. We developed this material to share with the Taiko community so that if someone is thinking of making a drum, they can get an overview of what is involved to understand the commitment, costs, and decide...
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Specialist suppliers of award-winning class teaching packs for African Drumming, Gamelan, Hand Percussion, Samba, Steel Pans and Taiko world music traditions and accessible, fairly traded musical instruments and music teaching resources for every age group and ability. Our musical instruments and collections have been tried and tested in hundreds of schools and nurseries in the UK and overseas...
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The group is pictured above at the Tasmanian Bushland Garden in Buckland. Taiko Doramu (Taiko Drum) is the performance arm of the Tasmania University Union Taiko Society. We can be seen at a wide variety of private and public events as well as community festivals around Tasmania, and welcome your booking enquiry. We also hold private and public drumming workshops. We apologise that our school...
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