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 […]
Author’s note: I wrote the following shortly after our 15th anniversary concert (reVISION on May 30 and 31), but found myself feeling shy about sharing this with the world, so I didn’t publish it right away.
Just over a week has passed since ONE’s 15th anniversary concert, reVISION. Everyday life is flowing by so fast […]
She will paint you a musical story, Of troops in all of their glory. But tales of daring Are not all she’s sharing. She’ll throw in some goofiness, too.
On Yui, she’s totally groovin’ She’s got the whole audience movin’. With a flip of a stick, And her grin that’s so quick, She […]
Shin-En Revisioned Doing fast triplets is hard Most of us couldn’t
Colorful obi We debated at great length Finally, yellow
I wait nervously When do I come in again? I think I missed it
Cello, take, gong Hira, vocals, Thunder God It’s Kaminari
Senryu stands waiting Sheilarae and Greg spaced out All’s well that ends […]
reVISION concert a powerful performance Mark and Juni proud
Lying on sofa Strong coffee, good book and cat. Nothing else to do.
Counting my bruises Bags and circles under eyes When is my massage?
Carry Odaiko on Saturday and Sunday Muscle pain Monday
Our 15th Anniversary Concert, reVISION, is one week from today, yet all the many hours of rehearsal together haven’t quelled my joy for my taiko buddies! It had been 39 hours since we last saw each other, so we got together for Star Trek and Chili’s.
See, we DO watch other things besides the many […]