Taiko which can be translated as big drums is exactly what this drumming group provides, big drums and big energy. This Taiko drumming performance will take you on an exciting and dynamic journey while showcasing the rich culture and history of Japan. The dynamic cadences are rich with tradition, while still maintaining an up-to-date sound for modern audiences! You can expect a bang that keeps you on the edge of your seat with its powerful drums, impactful rhythms, and exhilarating energy. They are not just any group, they incorporate a rich tradition of music and performance from Japan to create an exciting visual experience. The explosive rhythms of this Taiko drumming group will fill your heart with joy, while bamboo flutes playfully serenade you. The colorful outfits worn by performers dance alongside these magical instruments as they leave an unforgettable performance to all that attend. They have performed for various high-end corporate clients including Merrill Lynch, Gillette, Ameritech, City of Los Angeles, PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Dell Computers, PepsiCo, Bloomberg, Pfizer, Merck, Diesel, Sony, and more.
This drumming group has toured internationally in countries such as Russia, Italy, Brazil, Argentina, Switzerland, Germany, France, Mexico, the Republic of Georgia, and more. This experienced pack of musicians has featured on television shows around the world including ESPN, NBC, the History Channel, and Russian National TV. Their music is also featured on Nintendo’s Wii games ‘Red Steel 1 and 2’. Along with playing Taiko drums, this professional group also includes the shakuhachi, the fue, and the Koto (a 13-string instrument). This amazing group of musicians has had their talent on display for various TV programs including Macy's Thanksgiving Parade, History vs. Hollywood, and ESPN S.U.M.O: The battle of the Giants. The members of this group have performed in various prestigious arenas such as Carnegie Hall, Boston Symphony Hall, Suntory Hall, Osaka Festival Hall, Lincoln Center, and many others. To book this amazing drumming ensemble, contact your entertainment specialist at Altus Entertainment.