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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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    Craftsmanship

    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.

Hours

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

Location

Asano Taiko U.S.
20909 S Western Ave
Torrance CA 90501
gated parking entrance from Higgins Ct
park at building "D", enter from front
310-974-4490

Contact

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

News

Sandbox Percussion at LATI
"What Steve Reich on taiko teaches us about playing together"
Sat Feb 3, 5:00-7:30pm
$40
https://taiko.la/event/sandbox-percussion-lati

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.

Workshop 2: Hana Hachijo
Date: Sun, February 4th
Time:
10:00am - 1:00pm Morning Session
1:00pm - 2:30pm Lunch Break
2:30pm - 6:00pm Afternoon Session
Fee: $150
Workshop Description
Open to those who have attended the have previously taken workshops with Chieko.
This workshop will go beyond the initial teachings of Chieko's famed style, to start finding your own "style" of drumming through Hachijo Taiko.