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2014 / Taiko players from the world to stage in Los Angeles, July 19-20 at Aratani Theatre

Taiko Nation 2014 Concert

Program The Stroll (2011, composed by Bryan Yamami & Masato Baba) Performed by TAIKOPROJECT (Los Angeles) with special guests: Eiichi Saito (Kodo, Japan), Michelle de Nevares (Argentina), Oliver Kirby (UK), Anton Lock (Australia), Grete Moortgat (Belgium), Lucas Muraguchi (Brazil), and Isabel Romeo (Spain). Ichi (2011, composed by Taro Kobayashi) Performed by Taro Kobayashi (Tokyo,...
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2014 / Inaugural “World Taiko Gathering” to host 400 taiko players, July 17-20 in Little Tokyo

500 people gathered at the World Taiko Gathering. + 110 taiko groups have registered and over 400 participants will be convening in Los Angeles for the first global taiko gathering. 2014 World Taiko Gathering www.worldtaikogathering.com When: July 17 – 20, 2014 Where: Japanese American National Museum, Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, and Higashi...
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2014 / World Taiko Gathering accepting registration for Taiko workshops in July 2014

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Greetings from the TAIKOPROJECT!   We are excited to announce that registration for the 2014 World Taiko Gathering is open to the public and is filling up fast!  The deadline for first tier workshop selections is on March 15, 2014 which is only a couple of weeks away. The 2014 World Taiko Gathering will take...
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2013 / Renowned taiko player from Tokyo to teach at Venice Japanese Community Center, Nov. 3

Mizuho Zako

L.A. Matsuri Taiko will present three taiko workshops  by Mizuho Zako of Oedo Sukeroku Taiko in Tokyo on Sunday, Nov. 3 at Venice Japanese Community Center, located 12448 Braddock Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066. Sunday, November 3 10:00-11:45 Session: Shime daiko for beginner/intermediate 13:00-14:45 Session: Shime daiko for intermediate/advanced 15:15-17:15 Session: Sukeroku Naname Style...
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2013 / Sold Out / L.A. Matsuri Taiko Concert at Aratani Theatre, Nov. 2 at 6:00 pm

LA Matsuri Taiko One Sound Concert

  Sold Out Hongo Taiko School’s L.A. Matsuri Taiko and Venice Koshin Taiko present “One Sound Concert: Taiko Festival XII” on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 6:00 pm at Aratani /Japan America Theatre, 244 South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Tickets are $20.  For tickets, visit the website: http://jaccc.tix.com/Event.asp?Event=598629 “One Sound Concert” will...
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2013 / World Taiko Music Explosion Concert led by Hiro Hayashida, Oct. 18

  The Taiko Center of Los Angeles will be presenting the “World Taiko Music Explosion” Concert featuring master taiko artist, Hiro Hayashida at Armstrong Theatre in Torrance on Friday, October 18 at 8 pm. Tickets are $30 for general, $25 for seniors and students, $20 for a group of ten more. The concert will...
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2013 / Cal State University Northridge’s performing arts center to present “Yamato: The Drummers of Japan” Oct 12

Yamato: The Drummers of Japan at CSUN

California State University, Northridge Valley Performing Arts Center Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, 8:00 pm Yamato: The Drummers of Japan Tickets: $60, $50, $40, 25 Founded by Masa Ogawa in Japan’s Nara Prefecture in 1993, the masters of the ancient art of Wadaiko drumming celebrate their 20th anniversary tour of ROJYOH – The Beat on...
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2013 / Nisei Week Closing / Taiko group from Japan to perform, Aug 18, 3:45 pm

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A taiko group from Ehime Prefecture, Japan, will participate in the Ondo and Closing Ceremony of the 2013 Nisei Week Japanese Festival on Sunday, August 18 at 3:45 pm in Little Tokyo. Kijo Daiko from Matsuno Town will be performing in collaboration with the Taiko Center of Los Angeles. Hiroyuki Hayashida, renowned taiko player...
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2013 / KODO returns to Disney Hall, Feb 5 at 8:00 PM

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Kodo, Japan’s preeminent performing arts ensemble, returns to Walt Disney Concert Hall on Tuesday, February 5 at 8 pm as part of the group’s One Earth Tour 2013: Legend, the first tour under the guidance of new Artistic Director, kabuki icon Tamasaburo Bando. The program will feature several re-envisioned works and new pieces inspired...
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