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Kodo – One Earth Tour Special – Japanese taiko drums


Revving the wadaiko engine

Yatai bayashi (屋台林) is a hard song to play, you guys. My group isn’t even learning how to do it at full speed and it’s still kicking our butts. 558 more words

HGC East Asia Tour: Day 22

The day after the Kioi Hall concert, we took an early morning bus to Tamagawa University. To put this trip into context, the Glee Club had visited Tamagawa with the Radcliffe Choral Society as part of the 1967 Asia Tour. 688 more words


Why I'm glad Taiko-sensei corrected me

In four years of taking wadaiko lessons, I can say that I’m pretty decent at picking up on what my Sensei is teaching us at any given moment. 688 more words

The Station's 10th Anniversary

Ten years ago, Hyuga City’s train station was updated/ rebuilt.  The old station (from what I can tell) was little more than a shack next to the tracks.   244 more words


Taiko at the Port

Recently more and more cruise ships have been stopping by our small port.  Hosting these visitors is a huge community-wide event.  Little stalls are set up in the port selling local foods, city hall members are available for help, translators volunteer to help the guests from China (and very occasionally Canada), and the taiko team performs.   176 more words