Taiko: The Japanese Drumming Tradition

Taiko’s History Taiko, which means “fat drum” in Japanese, has a long-standing tradition in Japanese history. While percussion instruments and music existed in many cultures across the world, from the very beginning, we can trace the taiko drumming style to around 6th century CE. Its influences are said to have come from ancient China and Korea during the great cultural exchange in the middle of … Continue reading Taiko: The Japanese Drumming Tradition