Updates – February 19, 2015


Ready Set kaDON Lesson 5 Now that we’ve learned all the patterns we’ll need for “Ready Set kaDON!” (RSK) it’s time to start with the arrangement! Lesson 5 goes over the first half of the arrangement for the Chu1 part. … Continued

Odaiko Basics Lesson 9


  Lesson 9 is the last lesson in our Odaiko Basics course! In this lesson Kenny Endo and I demonstrate a two person arrangement of his piece Odaiko Kakeai Kihon Kyoku. It’s very easy to arrange the piece for a … Continued



2014 was a great year! After quite a bit of behind the scenes planning and preparation we launched kaDON at the World Taiko Gathering back in mid July. It’s hard to believe that it has only been half a year … Continued

Odaiko Basics Lesson 7


  This week we released Kenny Endo’s Odaiko Basics Lesson 7 which focuses on finishing the patterns used in Odaiko Kakeai Kihon Kyoku. Next week we’ll upload Lesson 8 which will introduce soloing and improvisation on the odaiko. After that we’ll … Continued