It’s All in the Flick of the Wrists

The secret to hitting the right note with the Taiko is by giving a slight flick of the wrist upon impact. This sort of tempers the strike and gives a resonating sound of hitting the drums full force.

This is just one of the secrets revealed to students as they take their journey through their Taiko school. A lot more tips and secrets will be revealed during the course of the lessons. Continue reading “It’s All in the Flick of the Wrists”

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Much Ado About Taiko

Taiko is a Japanese word which means “drum”, and is also used to refer to the art of ensemble Japanese drumming performances. Although drums have been used extensively in the past thousand years, it has only been in recent years that the drums take center …

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