Taiko Groups in Chicago


Taiko, a Japanese art of drumming, has moved far beyond Japan. Today several taiko groups practice throughout the Midwest, and especially in Chicago.

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Tsukasa Daiko

Tsukasa Daiko Performs in 1992 at the opening of the Yaohan Supermarket in Arlington Heights Illinois.

Tsukasa Daiko
Contributed by: intrepidmouse

Tsukasa Daiko

The Tsukasa Daiko Group performing at the opening celebration of the Yaohan (now known as the Mitsuwa) supermarket in Arlington Heights Illinois in 1992.

Tsukasa Daiko in Chicago
Contributed by: intrepidmouse

Okinawa Kenjinkai

Matsuri Taiko Group and Dancers perform at the MItsuwa. They are members of the Okinawa Kenjinkai.

Courtesy of Ikuko Nichols

Matsuri Taiko group and Dancers
Contributed by: intrepidmouse

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