Soh Daiko

Feature

Saturday, December 14, 2002

In 1979, members of the New York Buddhist Association got together to learn how to play taiko drums, the ceremonial and martial instruments of ancient Japan. They named themselves Soh Daiko and quickly discovered that playing these drums meant more than rehearsing in the garage on weekends. Founding member Alan Okada talks about the philosophy and skill involved in playing taiko music.

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Jocelyn Gonzales

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