kaDON TimbreTaiko

Price: $450 + shippingEstimated ship date: Mid-October 2019 Pre-Order Now   Improve anytime, anywhere!Empower your creativity with the full force of an entire taiko ensemble at your bachi tipsShare your exported MIDI files with friends, collaborators and the global taiko … Continued

Fall Retreat Registration Opens

Registration for the 2019 kaDON Fall Retreat will open for kaDON subscribers on 7/9/2019 and for the general public on 7/10/2019. For more information click here. 

Interview with Kaoly Asano

Translated by Aya Yoshida:   Rakunatural Tsushin (Prema, Inc.) – Featured Article, May 2015 Vol. 92 Prema, Inc. 15th Anniversary Celebration GOCOO Wadaiko Live – A spectacular performance that shaked the audience’s soul Voice from the audience: – It resonated … Continued

Introducing kaDON TaikoPay

kaDON TaikoPay makes premium quality taiko accessible to everyone.   Affordable Monthly Payment Plans Zero interest plans with flexible 6, 12, 18 or 24-month payment options. Legendary Miyamoto Unosuke Shoten Craftsmanship Miyamoto’s taiko feature solid keyaki bodies and natural skins … Continued

New Omiyage Bachi

We are proud to announce our newest bachi the kaDON Omiyage bachi! This bachi is made of high quality hou and perfectly tailored to suit the powerful visual style of Omiyage. It measures 49cm long and 30mm in diameter. This … Continued

Introducing the New “Neiro” Hirado Taiko

The Neiro Hirado Taiko is the result of legendary Miyamoto Craftsmanship. The body is made from premium quality Honkeyaki (Japanese Zelkova) and carefully carved thin in order to enhance the drum’s warmth and resonance. The thick skin of the Neiro Hirado … Continued

East Coast kaDON Intensive

East Coast kaDON Intensive with Shoji Kameda Aug 20-21 | College Park, MD Mark H Taiko proudly presents an East Coast kaDON Intensive with Shoji Kameda. This 10-hour weekend intensive (7 hours on Saturday, 3 hours on Sunday) is called Foundations For Creativity. … Continued

kaDON Workshop with Leonard Eto

  We are very excited to bring taiko legend Leonard Eto to the Bay Area for a very special series of workshops on June 18-19th.  Registration is now open!  Please scroll down to register. Instructor:  Leonard Eto Hosted by:  San Francisco … Continued

ETC Wrap Up

Last weekend taiko leaders from across Europe gathered at Hannah’s at Seale Hayne for an unforgettable weekend of taiko. Jonathan Kirby, Lucy Thomas and the amazing people at Kagemusha Taiko organized the event and a huge thank you goes out to them for the work they put … Continued

Coming Soon: Taiko Set with Kenny Endo


We’re excited to announce our next course from Kenny Endo, Introduction to Taiko Set. In this course, Kenny shows why he’s a master of the Taiko Set and gives you a solid foundation to begin combining drums and experimenting with … Continued