Asano Taiko U.S.

Asano Taiko U.S.

Asano Taiko U.S. was founded in July 2013 by Katsuji Asano with the support of Akitoshi Asano, CEO of Asano Taiko in Hakusan, Ishikawa, Japan. Asano Taiko U.S. seeks to support the further development of US taiko culture as a local supplier of instruments, festival gear, supporting equipment, and onsite taiko repair service, as well as the production of cultural events utilizing the taiko. The Asano Taiko U.S. facility is host to Los Angeles Taiko Institute, providing in-depth, hands-on taiko instruction by professional musicians. Finally, with its deep ties to traditional drum making and culture, Asano Taiko U.S. aims to further facilitate productive US/Japan collaboration and exploration.

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