Uzume Taiko


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Uzume Taiko is West Coast Canada’s premiere professional taiko drumming group.  Performing both nationally and internationally since 1988, the group performs their unique West Coast Canadian taiko drumming style to different audiences, creating shows to perform at  festivals, concert halls, schools, corporate and VIP events.

Uzume Taiko celebrates the rhythm of life itself with shows that wow audiences of all ages through a uniquely theatrical blend of  music and dance. The drummers of Uzume Taiko lead workshops in the art of taiko drumming  at community workshops and classes throughout Canada, the United States and Europe. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Uzume Taiko has garnered much praise for their cross-boundary musical collaborations with artists such as the Mearingstone Pipe Band, Ben Rogalsky (folk/roots), the Victoria Symphony Orchestra and Dave Corman (guitars/keyboards).