Japanese Thunder Drums: Taikoza Concert

Saturday, June 14, 2014

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.

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The unique International Taiko drums, Bamboo Flutes and Dance Ensemble that will blow you away with their performance. Soulful Shakuhachi music by a world Master accompanied by the powerful and ancestral Taiko drums of Taikoza.  - See more at: http://taikoza.com/#sthash.oxthMF84.dpuf
The unique International Taiko drums, Bamboo Flutes and Dance Ensemble that will blow you away with their performance. Soulful Shakuhachi music by a world Master accompanied by the powerful and ancestral Taiko drums of Taikoza.  - See more at: http://taikoza.com/#sthash.oxthMF84.dpuf
The unique International Taiko drums, Bamboo Flutes and Dance Ensemble that will blow you away with their performance. Soulful Shakuhachi music by a world Master accompanied by the powerful and ancestral Taiko drums of Taikoza.  - See more at: http://taikoza.com/#sthash.oxthMF84.dpuf

Experience the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Japanese Taiko drums and the magical sounds of the bamboo flutes. Hear and feel the ancestral Taiko drums give thunderous voice to traditional and new compositions.Roughly translated, Taiko means big drums-and that’s exactly what Taikoza brings. Big drums, powerful rhythms, and electrifying, room-thumping energy. This exciting group draws from Japan’s rich tradition of music and performance to create a highly visual performance. With colorful traditional costumes and dynamic motion, Taikoza’s shows are immensely popular with audiences of all ages. Drawing from Japan's rich tradition of music and performance, Taikoza has created a new sound using a variety of traditional instruments. In addition to drums of assorted sizes, Taikoza incorporates the shakuhachi and the fue (both bamboo flutes) and colorful dances. Led by Internationally known Shakuhachi and Taiko Master Marco Lienhard.

The group has toured internationally and has appeared on ESPN, NBC, History Channel, Swiss TV, Russian National TV and many other programs around the world. Taikoza’s music is featured on Nintendo’s wii game: Red Steel 1 and 2.

 There will be street performers and many other activities for kids! 

 The Rain date will be on Sunday, June 15th at 6:00pm.

Location

Upper Lawn by Bruce's Garden in Isham Park
Manhattan
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Northern Manhattan Parks, Taikoza

Contact Number

(646) 418-8808

Contact Email

taikoza@gmail.com

Categories

Concerts, Best for Kids

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