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10 lessons | 1h 0m
'Danran' means 'something circular', as well as 'gathering happily with people close to you.' Taiko has...
Three Drills with Tsuyoshi Maeda
3 lessons | 0h 15m
Taiko is a simple instrument but each strike must involve deliberate movement of your bodyto make...
Wa no Ichi
10 lessons | 3h 15m
“Wa no Ichi” is an open source piece by Kaoly Asano. The piece is a great...
Three Drills with Masaru Tsuji
3 lessons | 0h 12m
Adding a metronome to your practice routine is always useful. In this drill series, Hibikus instructor...
Three Drills with Reach Yamauchi
3 lessons | 0h 15m
Hibikus instructor, Reach Yamauchi, introduces various phrases to train your non-dominant hand as well as your...
Three Drills with Katsuji Kondo
3 lessons | 0h 16m
Formerly of the renowned Kodo, and one of its founding members, Katsuji Kondo presents three drills...
Three Drills with indra
3 lessons | 0h 19m
The founder of taiko project -indra-, Yuu Ishizuka is joined by members Yuhei Motoyama and Leon...
Three Drills with Masaya Koike
3 lessons | 0h 13m
Hibikus instructor, Masaya Koike, introduces fun patterns geared towards youth and beginner taiko players. These patterns...
Three Drills with Kenichi Koizumi
3 lessons | 0h 13m
Hibikus instructor, Kenichi Koizumi, introduces three drills that can be practiced at home. While it is...
Ji Patterns and Improvisation
5 lessons | 0h 53m
In this course Kenny emphasizes the importance of playing a strong ji and teaches several drills...
10 lessons | 2h 39m
In this course, instructor Kaoru Watanabe teaches the history and techniques of Yataibayashi.
5 lessons | 1h 6m
In this course PJ teaches Tottemo Yoi; a fun beginning level piece that weaves in movement,...
8 lessons | 2h 21m
Worldwide Matsuri is a great piece for beginning to intermediate level players. The piece focuses on...
Ei Ja Nai Ka
11 lessons | 2h 32m
Ei Ja Nai Ka is movement, taiko and connection. In this course PJ Hirabayashi takes us...
Intro to Atarigane
10 lessons | 2h 18m
The Atarigane is often an overlooked part of a taiko ensemble. This instrument is incredibly versatile...
10 lessons | 2h 10m
Prism is an advanced level informed by Kaoru’s deep study and appreciation of Jazz. Every pattern...
10 lessons | 2h 12m
Every teacher, every performer, and every master has a different way of playing taiko. In this...
Introduction to Yoko Uchi
10 lessons | 3h 55m
In this introductory course, Shogo Yoshii teaches the basics of Yoko Uchi from how the body...
Stage Presence & Transitions
10 lessons | 1h 12m
In this course Kaoru shares his wisdom concerning stage presence gained from many years performing with...
10 lessons | 1h 25m
In this course Kaoru teaches 10 melodies in 10 lessons!
9 lessons | 0h 50m
In this course, Kenny Endo introduces various bachi and teaches patterns from across the taiko landscape...
10 lessons | 2h 24m
In this course, instructor Kaoru Watanabe teaches his approach to learning how to improvise on the...
10 lessons | 2h 32m
In this introductory course, taiko legend Leonard Eto teaches the ins and outs of Katsugi Okedo...
Fue Fundamentals 2
10 lessons | 2h 1m
In this course Kaoru Watanabe teaches intermediate and advances techniques on the Fue.
16 lessons | 3h 41m
Omiyage is one of the most popular taiko compositions in North America. The dynamic movements and...
10 lessons | 0h 55m
In this course, instructor Kenny Endo demonstrates his approach to the Taiko Set.
11 lessons | 2h 39m
In this course instructor Shoji Kameda teaches the basics of Chappa, one of his favorite instruments....
1 lessons | 35h 36m
Everything you ever wanted to know about taiko bachi in one video!
Yoko Uchi Soloing
10 lessons | 1h 27m
In this course Kaoru takes students through all the preparation needed to begin playing in the...
10 lessons | 1h 46m
In this course, instructor Shoji Kameda introduces the fundamental techniques needed to play in the Naname style.
10 lessons | 1h 45m
kaDON Bayashi is a piece written by Kaoru Watanabe specifically for kaDON! Kaoru's piece draws from...
9 lessons | 1h 4m
In this course Kenny Endo teaches the stance, grip, hitting techniques and training exercises needed to...
Intro to Shime Daiko
10 lessons | 1h 6m
Taiko master Kenny Endo teaches basic shime technique and patterns in this entry level series.
2 lessons | 0h 20m
In this two-part series, Kenny Endo teaches how to tighten a shime daiko.
10 lessons | 1h 43m
Instructor Shoji Kameda teaches basic beta technique and patterns on the chudaiko in this entry level...
10 lessons | 1h 29m
In this series, Kaoru Watanabe teaches and demonstrates basic fue technique including the folk song “Sakura...
13 lessons | 2h 40m
Shoji Kameda teaches Lion Chant, a piece written for intermediate to advanced level players. The challenging...