Category: 5100 Taiko in America

Data 2010 Apr 03: Kenny Endo

Endo Kenny

Kenny Endo is one of the leading personas in contemporary percussion and rhythm. A performer, composer, and teacher of taiko with numerous awards and accolades, Kenny Endo is a consummate artist, blending Japanese taiko with rhythms influenced from around the…

Data 2010 Apr 03: Kinnara Taiko

Kinnara Taiko is the oldest Japanese American Buddhist taiko group in North America, formed in 1969, and is named after the celestial musicians of Buddhism. As a Buddhist group, emphasis is placed on participation, self-awareness and discovering the joy in…