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Sandbox Percussion at LATI

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.

Hana Hachijo Workshop with Chieko Kojima

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.

BLACK FRIDAY SALE!

Asano Taiko U.S. is having a Black Friday Sale from 11/24/17~11/27/17!
Orders will be accepted through our online store only: STORE.ASANO.US

Click on the Black Friday button on the top page to purchase!
Products that will be on sale are:

ROPE SHIME DAIKO:
namitsuke - $500.00
2cho - $600.00
3cho - $1,200.00
4cho - $1,400.00

1.6 EITETSU OKEDO (NO STAND) - $1,500.00

1.8 EITETSU OKEDO (WITH STAND) - $2,420.00

UnitOne & Miyake Taiko show

UnitOne, a professional taiko group based under the umbrella of Japanese taiko drum maker, Asano Taiko U.S., 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 Miyake Island. 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!

NATC registration is open!

Oh my gosh, oh my gosh... NATC is coming to San Diego!

August 10-13 is North American Taiko Conference, an amazing assembly of taiko players from around the world. ATUS/LATI is closing for a whole week to help with the event and we're hoping all our students attend!

Registration is now open. Take a look at the website, register your spot, and be a part of the fun in San Diego!