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Upcoming Events

  • Dec 20 Taiko workshop in Morges Morge, VD
     
  • Jan 4 Japanese American National Museum LA, CA
     
  • Jan 4 Japanese American National Museum LA, CA
     
  • Jan 11 Morikami museum Delray Beach, fl
     
  • Jan 16 Westchester school , NY
     

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太鼓座 ー TAIKOZA- The unique International Taiko drums, Bamboo Flutes and Dance Ensemble that will blow you away with their performance. Soulful Shakuhachi music by a world Master accompanied by the powerful and ancestral Taiko drums of Taikoza. 

We have a brand new cd that came out this summer- a wonderful album of classical music played on the Shakuhachi and  the piano. 

The album is called Reverie (day dreaming) and you can find it on cdbaby.com or iTunes- great gifts for friends or for yourself.

 

For a mind blowing experience of taiko drumming -Don't miss the opportunity to see Taikoza live or make them part of your event. 

Taikoza concert check calendar 

 

Concerts workshops in New York

December 14

East Winds Ensemble: Shakuhachi solos and duets at Roerich Museum on Upper West Side, NYC

 These performances are made possible in part by funds from the Japan Foundation, East Winds, Inc. and in part with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and in part by public funds from the  Lower  Manhattan Cultural council

 

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TAIKOZA

Experience the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Japanese Taiko drums and the magical sounds of the bamboo flutes. Hear and feel the ancestral Taiko drums give thunderous voice to traditional and new compositions.Roughly translated, Taiko means big drums-and that’s exactly what Taikoza brings. Big Drums, powerful rhythms, and electrifying, room-thumping energy. This exciting group draws from Japan’s rich tradition of music and performance to create a highly visual performance. With colorful traditional costumes and dynamic motion, Taikoza’s shows are immensely popular with audiences of all ages. Drawing from Japan's rich tradition of music and performance, Taikoza has created a new sound using a variety of traditional instruments. In addition to drums of assorted sizes, Taikoza incorporates the shakuhachi and the fue (both bamboo flutes) and colorful dances. Led by Internationally known Shakuhachi and Taiko Master Marco Lienhard.

The group has toured internationally and has appeared on ESPN, NBC, History Channel, Swiss TV, Russian National TV and many other programs around the world. Taikoza’s music is featured on Nintendo’s wii game: Red Steel 1 and 2. 

Check our video page . Here isa sample from a show at the Japan Society

Check the calendar for dates in your city.

 

Also available for educational school programs - one of the best Assemblies you will experience in decades. Available for your events anywhere in the world.

Come and discover more about this amazing group and their magical music.

We have  Children and Adult classes Wednesdays and Saturdays in New York city and workshops  midtown in The Music Building 4th floor at  584 Eigth Avenue, studio 404 Midtown,NYC.

 

For more info click on BIO link      Check our  CDsand concert

For bookings anywhere in the world contact us at taikoza@gmail.com

DONATE  To East winds, Inc. to help finance our new programs and concerts and with your contributions you can help fund  free concerts in the Parks and  help us bring free or affordable  School Educational programs

 to the New York metropolitan area students - schools that cannot afford music programs!!!!

Make a difference and help us to bring Taiko and Japanese music to the students!!!!

We thank you in advance for your generous gift. 

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