28th Oct 2014

A Taiko Drummer's Life

Taiko drumming is a familiar activity in Japan that is quickly finding a new home in the U.S. As an artform in itself, this drumming combines rhythm, music and dance, and a dedication to the beauty and strength a people. KALW recently discussed Taiko with a professional drummer from San Francisco who has been performing and teaching Taiko in the area for many years. Drawing on his own experiences with the mental and physical benefits, Ryan Kimura shares his Taiko story. Read more here: Drumming to de-stress at SF Taiko Dojo