TSUYOSHI MAEDA

About Tsuyoshi

Tsuyoshi has started taiko since young age as part of revive activity of Hanshin Awaji earthquake. In 2008, he has joined Kodo and went to all over the world performing more than 100 performances every year for about 10 years. While in Kodo, he played taiko, singing, bamboo flute and dance. Also he has composed and directed many productions such as Earth Celebration, school performances and special production “Wakai Natsu” and so on.

He has also co-starred with Tamasaburo Bando, Kabuki actor and national treasure in “Amaterasu” and“Yugen”. He has also co-starred with Ikuko Kawai, violinist, AI, artist, Masakatsu Takagi, Musician and creator, Miku Hatsune, vertical idol and so on.

Other examples of career in and outside of Japan

  • Charity concert for music and art foundation ”The Royal Variety Performance”supported by Queen Elizabeth
  • Co- stared with STOMP
  • 和楽奏伝〜WARAKUSODEN〜in Thailand tour
  • MATSURI japan in Barcelona
  • Co-started with Flamenco dancer Eva Yerbabuena in “Cuentos de Azúcar”He is keep exploring the originality of music and performance making full use of playing in the productions with many keen artists.