Taikoza: Japanese Taiko drums
Taikoza brings you a Fun and Educational Multicultural program, featuring 150 lb Japanese Taiko drums and the enchanting sounds of the bamboo flutes. Taikoza has presented school programs worldwide- music being a universal language- children and adults alike have responded unanimously with cheers and smiles.
This Japanese taiko drum group has dazzled audiences worldwide with its electrifying performances since 1995. Taiko means big drum and Taikoza draws from Japan’s rich tradition of music and performance, and is inspired by the many festivals and rhythms of Japan. “Beginnings,” Taikoza’s first album, was nominated for a 2004 and 2019 Just Plain Folks Music Award. Taikoza has appeared on ESPN at the Sumo Tournament held at Madison Square Garden, and have toured internationally. You can also hear Taikoza in the Nintendo game “Red Steel 1 and 2