Topic: Gendo Taiko

University and RISD student percussion group integrates traditional Japanese drumming with modern jazz music and martial arts. The performance attracted nearly a thousand people and received positive reviews.

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Gendo Taiko merges tradition, modern music, martial arts

April 16, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The synchronization and power of many drums vibrated through the Rhode Island School of Design’s auditorium on Friday and Saturday night as the twenty-some-odd percussionists moved and rotated in complex patterns at their spring concert “Gravity.”