I had a wonderful time this past week in Los Angeles. I spent some quality time with Kris Bergstrom of On Ensemble and the recently established Los Angeles Taiko Institute […]
As 2012 comes to an end, I am really looking forward to seeing and playing with my friends from Los Angeles, On Ensemble, in early 2013. Gonna be a groovy […]
I am very excited to be participating in the 2012 Eastern Taiko Conference. I will be teaching two workshops, on the topics of chappa playing and lateral drumming/ katsugi-daiko, as well as performing in concert at the conference with good friends On Ensemble and Kaoru Watanabe.
Should be great fun! Visit the conference site here for more details.
UPDATE: I have recorded some rhythm sketches on chappa and katsugi oke-daiko in advance of the upcoming workshops. Check-out the video clip here.
I am looking forward to traveling to the US in March for two events. I will be instructing a combined chappa and katsugi-daiko workshop at my good friend Kaoru Watanabe‘s […]