BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.2384@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20100501T000000Z DTEND:20100501T000000Z DESCRIPTION:http://www.mayoarts.org/indiv/indiv_sanjosetaiko.htm\n\nExperie nce the explosive sound and energy of these Japanese drum masters as the y fuse Japanese\, Latin\, Brazilian and African rhythms with a breathtak ing mix of innovative choreography\, lighting and staging that will dazz le both children and adults.\n\n<strong>Background:</strong> \n Since 197 3\, San Jose Taiko (SJT) has been mesmerizing audiences with the powerfu l\, spellbinding\, and propulsive sounds of the taiko. Inspired by tradi tional Japanese drumming\, SJT performers express the beauty and harmony of the human spirit through the voice of the taiko as they strive to cr eate new dimensions in Asian American movement and music.\n\nUnder the ar tistic direction of Roy &amp\; PJ Hirabayashi\, performance and expressi on are predicated upon a profound respect for each member of the group. The spirit and essence of both rehearsal and performance require physica l endurance\, with running and exercise required of all members during practice sessions. All compositions performed by SJT are written or arra nged by members of the group. Composing\, choreographing\, designing and producing costumes\, and handcrafting of the drums are part of the holis tic process in which all members participate. Through this singleness of mind and spirit\, harmony is achieved and the music rings with unity an d clarity.\n\nSaturday\, May 1\, 2010 \n at 8 pm\n\n$27-42\n\n<!-- Insta nceEndEditable --> <!-- InstanceBeginEditable name="nore_info" -->\nMore Information:\n<a href="http://www.taiko.org/" target="_blank">http://www.t aiko.org </a>\n DTSTAMP:20240713T121243Z SUMMARY:San Jose Taiko in Concert - Morristown\, NJ URL:/en/events/2010/05/01/san-jose-taiko-in-concert-morristown-nj/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR