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Aunt Marty Arrives

My great aunt Marty first proposed the idea of coming to visit me last year.  I have had so many people tell me they were “definitely coming to see me” (high school acquaintances, college friends, etc) that I did not put much stock in it until we saw each other on the December cruise.   432 more words


See you in San Diego NATC 2017!

Registration is open now! I will be teaching Taiko FUNdamentals, Quitiplas in the Pocket and Body Bayashi at North American Taiko Conference this year. Read more about NATC 2017 at… 7 more words


DRUM TAO: “The Samurai of the Drum”: European Tour 2017 commentary | Gira Europea 2017 comentarios

Just a quick retelling / review / reminder that TAO is on tour throughout Europe! Here at SemiRandom we have hit the gig already and we can tell you that it’s pretty fun. 413 more words


Kodo - Dadan 2017 - 35th Anniversary Tour

The precision and strength of the Kodo taiko drummers will blow you away.

See them live if you can this month. Well worth your time and energy!

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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