Shiro Uneri [白容裔] Composed by Shane Tysk Suggested arrangement: 1 odaiko, 1 shime/okedo set (okejime), 3 chudaiko Download pdf file of Shiro Uneri sheet music A yokai (Japanese spirit) possessing tattered rags and nets, the Shiro Uneri resembles a small, ghostly dragon. It haunts the places where its old rag body once lay disused, causing mischief throughout the household. […]
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Makura-gaeshi [枕返し] Composed by Gregory P. Richards Suggested arrangement: 1 odaiko, 1 shimedaiko, 2-4 chudaiko, 1 okedo (slung) Download zip file of Makura-gaeshi sheet music The Makura-gaeshi is a mischievous yokai, or Japanese demon, that appears in various tales of Japanese folklore. Its name means “pillow flipper,” and true to its moniker, it is known to hide in bedrooms, […]
The National Cherry Blossom in Washington, D.C. is the nation’s premiere cherry blossom festival, and we were honored to be selected as musical guests for 2014! For the occasion, we were joined by Mark H Rooney of D.C. taiko ensemble Kizuna.
We joined The Genki Spark, Odaiko New England, Mountain River Taiko, and Burlington Taiko for a celebration of spring and New England taiko. Now in its 4th year, the Brookline Cherry Blossom Festival is hosted by The Genki Spark and Brookline High School.
The Black Ships Festival in Newport, Rhode Island, commemorates the anniversary of Commodore Matthew C. Perry’s arrival in Japan and celebrates the sister city relationship between Newport and Shimoda in Japan’s Shizuoka Prefecture. This year was the 38th annual festival, and we performed on Cardines Field in downtown Newport alongside Odaiko New England.
If you’re tired of picking up and moving your drums around every time you want to reposition your stand, a rolling box stand for your chu-daiko is a good solution for you. This tutorial shows you how to make a basic rolling (tate) stand to fit your chu-daiko. You will need a power saw (table saw, mitre saw, or handheld […]