San Jose Taiko
Exciting performance by a percussion ensemble inspired by traditional Japanese drumming.
When: Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: UCSB Campbell Hall, 574 Mesa Rd., Santa Barbara
Cost: $10 - $15
Age limit: All ages
Categories: Performance art
“San Jose Taiko promises an appeal in its shows that reaches beyond any one nationality.” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
San Jose Taiko’s energetic rhythm ride is sure to get youngsters tapping their toes, clapping their hands and thrilling to the beat! Inspired by traditional Japanese drumming, this exciting percussion ensemble – a sure-fire kid-pleaser – expresses the beauty of the human spirit through the resonant voice of taiko, the Japanese drum. Kids will learn not only about Japanese heritage but other world rhythms, such as African, Balinese, Brazilian, Latin and jazz percussion, which San Jose Taiko’s spirited drummers weave into their performance, transcending cultural boundaries. (60 min.)
Event posted Aug. 23, 2012
Last updated Aug. 23, 2012