#095 Taiko

Traditional Japanese drumming is called taiko.

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Usually it’s associated with BIG drums and lots of noise. But the performances can involve smaller drums, flutes and many other instruments.

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Outdoor performances are also common.

Taiko can be super-serious… or all about having a laugh.

It’s enjoyable for old and young alike and can be a fun hobby for busting your work stress. Just imagine your boss is the drum…

Here’s a mini-documentary and performance for you:

Give it a try yourself!

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