In this course Kenny Endo teaches the stance, grip, hitting techniques and training exercises needed to get a quality sound from the odaiko. Later in the course Kenny teaches the piece “Odaiko Kakeai Kihon Kyoku” a beginning level piece that focuses on fundamentals, base beat patterns and solo improvisation.
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In this lesson Kenny Endo goes over the terminology of the odaiko and the different bachi used when playing the...
In this lesson Kenny Endo focuses on the odaiko player's kihon or foundational technique.
In this lesson Kenny Endo introduces basic kata exercises in 3 and 5.
In this lesson Kenny Endo introduces five ji patterns for the odaiko.
In this lesson Kenny Endo starts teaching Odaiko Kakeai Kihon Kyoku.
In this lesson Kenny Endo continues teaching the patterns for Odaiko Kakeai Kihon Kyoku.