Chichibu Yatai Bayashi

by Benjamin Pachter One major characteristic of contemporary taiko performance is the manner in which artists have integrated regional drumming styles into new arrangements and compositions, which in turn has exposed audiences around the world to some of the diverse ways in which drums are used in Japanese music. In works like “Suwa Ikazuchi,” Osuwa Daiko utilized rhythms from kagura-daiko – the drumming of Shinto … Continue reading Chichibu Yatai Bayashi