TaikoProject

TAIKOPROJECT was founded in 2000 by a group of young, emerging taiko drummers led by Bryan Yamami and Masato Baba.  The show continues to define a modern American style of taiko, blending traditional forms with an innovative and fresh aesthetic. TAIKOPROJECT became the first American taiko group to win the prestigious Tokyo International Taiko Contest in 2005. They have performed and recorded with Stevie Wonder, Usher, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Kanye West, with appearances on the Academy Awards, the Grammy Awards,  NBC’s “The Voice,” Syfy’s Face/Off, The X-Factor, Conan, Jimmy Kimmel Live…and many more “This ain’t your mama’s taiko, but it may be your hip, younger cousin’s” – La Weekly

Website: www.taikoproject.org