kaDON St. Louis Workshop


Participate for the entire weekend or for the workshop(s) of your choice!   “Very well done! Great sequence. Nice blend of challenge and repetition. Please continue!”   “REALLY glad I was able to practice with online lessons before the workshop … Continued

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