Time: September 8, 2012 from 5:30pm to 6:45pm
Location: Isham park by Bruce’s Garden at the South end of Park Terrace East. Between Seaman Ave. and Broadway and South of 215th Street
Street: Across from 10 Park Terrace East, Between Seaman Ave. and Broadway and South of 215th Street.
City/Town: NYC, NY 10034
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Event Discipline: music, dance, performance
Organized By: East winds, Inc and Marco Lienhard
Latest Activity: Aug 13, 2012
Event: Taikoza: Taiko drums summer festival in New York City: September 8th 2012 at Isham Park in Inwood (Manhattan). Taikoza, the phenomenal Japanese taiko drum group presents a Japanese summer celebration, full of colorful and exciting performances. The perfect summer concerts for children of all ages.
When: Saturday, September 8th 2012 at 5:30 PM, rain date Sunday, September 9th 2012, 5:30 PM-
Where: Isham park by Bruce’s Garden at the South end of Park Terrace East. Between Seaman Ave. and Broadway and South of 215th Street. Free admission; bring a chair or a blanket.
Train: Take the 1 Train to 215th street or take the A Train to 207 and walk to 215th street and Park Terrace East.
Experience the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Japanese Taiko drums and the magical sounds of the bamboo flutes. Hear the 150 lb. Taiko drum; give thunderous voice to traditional and new compositions. Roughly translated, Taiko means big drums-and that’s exactly what Taikoza brings. Big Drums, powerful rhythms, and electrifying, room-thumping energy. This exciting group draws from Japan’s rich tradition of music and performance to create a highly visual performance. With colorful traditional costumes and dynamic motion, Taikoza’s shows are immensely popular with audiences of all ages. Drawing from Japan's rich tradition of music and performance, Taikoza has created a new sound using a variety of traditional instruments. In addition to drums of assorted sizes, Taikoza incorporates the shakuhachi and the fue (both bamboo flutes) and colorful dances. The group has toured internationally and has appeared on ESPN, NBC, History Channel, etc. Taikoza’s music is featured on Nintendo’s wii game: Red Steel. www.taikoza.com.
This performance is made possible in part by funds from East Winds, Inc. and in part with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and in part by public funds from the Fund for Creative Communities/NY Council on the Arts Decentralization Program, administered by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.
For more info or photos please contact: Marco Lienhard, Tel. 646-418-8808, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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