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 in New York
May 1st: West Park Presbytarian Church on 86th street concert: Hiroshima Peace concert
May 23rd Bruces Garden, across from 10 Park Terrace East , NY, NY 10034
East Winds Ensemble: Shakuhachi solos and duets
June 6th at 6pm Isham park concert( rain date 7th)
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
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.
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For bookings anywhere in the world contact us at email@example.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.