kaDON St. Louis Workshop

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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

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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

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  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

Happy NEW YEAR!

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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

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  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