On 22 : Twenty-Two Years of Creativity

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Performing Arts

Oct 202321
8:00p.m. - 11:00p.m.

Tateuchi Democracy Forum
Japanese American National Museum
100 N Central Ave
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States

$45 general, $40 JANM members

Join On Ensemble—one of the most respected ensembles in the taiko world—as they celebrate twenty-two years of creativity with a special performance at JANM. Established in 2002 by childhood friends Shoji Kameda and Masato “Maz” Baba, On Ensemble infuses the powerful rhythms of taiko with a wide range of musical influences from jazz and rock to central Asian overtone singing.

Modern Drummer magazine calls them “an exciting taiko ensemble looking at new ways to apply traditional Japanese drums.” Their fearless musical exploration has expanded the artistic range of taiko and has taken these ancient instruments into new realms.

On 22—their only 2023 performance in Los Angeles—will feature Shoji KamedaMaz BabaEien Hunter-Ishikawa, and Abe Lagrimas Jr, and special guest Sumie Kaneko.

This project is funded in part by the Taiko Community Alliance and supported by kaDON and TaikoVentures.


JANM . Last modified Sep 20, 2023 1:21 p.m.

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