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Weekend Highlights: Hiking with an Artist & Taiko Workshop

Early-Morning Sketchbook Journaling at Calico Basin

The Red Rock Canyon Interpretive Association has free events planned for this spring. A few of them revolve around their artist in residence program. 512 more words


東霧島 龍神 太鼓 - Tsumakirishima Ryuujin Daikou (My Japanese Drumming Group)

March 21st 2015

Since I arrived here in Miyakonojo I have been rehearsing once a week (sometimes more often than that) with a local Taiko group. 712 more words

Introductions to the drum...

When I first arrived in Taketa City, Oita, Japan as a participant on the JET Programme, my initial aim was to take up karate. A local family, who took it upon themselves to look after new JET teachers, eagerly told me about taiko drumming, telling me that it was like karate or at least similar to a martial art. 175 more words


Bara Bara Practice Taiko Routine

Back to Taiko!

It was great to see the group and play the drum today.

This is the new song by Taiko With Toni!  The instructor Marc Steuben is playing it at a slightly slower pace as the group learns it. 51 more words


Rise and Shine: The First Lady in Japan

First Lady Michelle Obama hugs Manaka Hirose after playing the Taiko with the Akutagawa high school Taiko (Japanese traditional drum) Club at the Fushimi Inari shrine in Kyoto… 416 more words

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Taiko with Toni 2015 Hina Matsuri Festival final set

Final set, and my favorite, a really great show and very inspiring!