taiko

FRINGE REVIEW – Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers

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A show you can feel in your chest as well as witness with your senses, Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers fill George Square Theatre with the mighty and unmistakable sound of Japanese drumming. This UK group are recognised masters of the ancient artform, and are one of the few touring companies outside Japan. Here, they treat audiences […]

FRINGE REVIEW – Tenchi Shinmei (St John’s Church)

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17 – 20 Aug (not 19) 1930-2030, St John’s Church Although two-thirds of them don’t look it, taiko drum group Tokara are based in Japan. Group leader Art Lee is the only non-Japanese drummer to win Tokyo’s prestigous Odaiko championships, and his skill shines in this performance in the beautiful surroundings of St John’s Church. […]