One of the most important things to do, as a musician, is to protect your hearing. Taiko is definitely no exception, given how loud the drums can be, especially in a room with over 30 drummers, but it’s also important to be able to hear the music so that we can sound our best. The […]
Two patches put through two days of Miyake. […]
We finished warming up and stretching. Then they played the simple piece that they would, in the three hours, teach us to play. I was a bit skeptical, but hey, aim high. […]
I cannot believe the amazing taiko opportunities that 2009 has brought me. I was lucky enough to have played in at least 33 shows. Each one taught me something about taiko, performance or myself. I decided to write down a thought about each one as way to summarize my year.
My snow driving skills put […]
Bachi flew everywhere. So did bananas and the chicken, making its plaintive cry as it flew through the air. […]