Arts, Culture & Fun: Taikoza Japanese Drummers
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.
Join NYC Parks for a special concert featuring Taikoza. Taikoza has created a new sound using the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Taiko drums and the magical sounds of the bamboo flutes. Roughly translated, Taiko means big drums, and that's exactly what Taikoza brings. Big Drums, powerful rhythms, and electrifying, room-thrumping energy. This exciting group draws from Japan's rich tradition of music and performance to create a highly visual performance.
Taikoza was formed in New York City by members of Ondekoza (the group that started the renaissance of taiko in Japan in the 60s and introduced Taiko to the world). The members of Taikoza have performed in some of the most prestigious halls and locations including Carnegie Hall, Boston Symphony Hall, and Moscow's Tchaikovsky Hall.
This performance is made possible in part by funds from East Winds, Inc. along with public funds from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.