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    Asano Taiko U.S.

    Japanese drums, accessories, repair services, and hands-on lessons.

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    Taiko Classes

    All levels, exciting music, world-class teachers

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    Hand-made instruments from Japan

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    Located in Torrance, CA

    Southern California's taiko source
    bachi, instruments, clothing
    international shipping

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    Taiko Studios

    Acoustically designed specifically for Japanese drums. Stocked with Asano Taiko instruments. For practice, recording, and workshops.


Store hours:
Tue - Fri: 12noon - 8pm
Sat - Sun: 10am - 6pm
closed Mondays


Asano Taiko U.S.
20909 S Western Ave
Torrance CA 90501
gated parking entrance from Higgins Ct
park at building "D", enter from front


taiko -at- asano -dot- us
(English and Japanese enquiries okay)



UnitOne collaborates for the very first time with Miyakejima Geinou Doushikai. Miyakejima Geinou Doushikai (also known as Miyake Taiko) is a group based in Tokyo, Japan, known for performing a traditional style native to the island of Miyake. They have taught this form to the renowned taiko group KODO. Witness these two top skilled groups combine Japanese and American taiko in an exciting performance!

Friday, March 9th
8:00PM - 10:00PM

Saturday, March 10th
8:00PM - 10:00PM

Sandbox Percussion at LATI
"What Steve Reich on taiko teaches us about playing together"
Sat Feb 3, 5:00-7:30pm

Members of the renowned ensemble, Sandbox Percussion, present a workshop for the taiko community! The ensemble will be performing the Steve Reich piece "Music for Pieces of Wood" and will teach us a rhythm excerpt. They'll then use that pattern to explore tips for playing together as an ensemble.