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“Ten Ten” Taiko concert on October 10

The Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble performs in its “TEN TEN” 40th Anniversary Celebration Concert on October 10 at 7 p.m. at Hawaii Theatre on 1130 Bethel Street. 196 more words

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ふくろ祭り - My First Japanese Festival Experience

In Japanese, 祭り (matsuri) means festival, meaning I went to my first Japanese festival today!! It was really cool. Fukuro Matsuri took place in on the west side of Ikebukuro Station, the same side as Rikkyo. 926 more words


Another Taiko Performance

It had been almost a year since my first taiko performance.  I celebrated in the best way possible: by performing.  This time, like the first time, we performed at a retirement home about 30-40 minutes west of Hyuga.   174 more words


09/19/2015 Practice and New Developments!

Yesterday was an eventful day news-wise for Genbu Daiko, and practice was also really intense.

I had written my previous post regarding Tiffany Tamaribuchi Sensei being in San Diego for a one day workshop this coming Saturday, but it appears I’m going to be the only one of Genbu Daiko who will be able to participate. 971 more words

Taiko Workshop Saturday, September 26th!

If you live in the San Diego area and are curious to learn a bit about Taiko, there’s a great opportunity to learn from a very prominent member of the Taiko community on the 26th! 396 more words

9/13/15: Fall Session Two

This last Sunday was the first time Noel Sensei went through the class and took a few minutes to critique each of us individually. For my part, 568 more words

PVC Odaiko Stand

I think for most taiko player, it’s especially challenging to practice Odaiko because it is difficult to hold up a good hitting surface (e.g. a tire drum) to a good height and angle to practice O. 199 more words