Nagata Shachu Taiko

Presented by Nagata Shachu and part of the 15th Annual Small World Asian Music Series, sponsored by TD Bank.

Toronto based Nagata Shachu has enthralled audiences with mesmerizing, heart-pounding performances since their formation in 1998. While rooted in the taiko drumming tradition of Japan, the ensemble creates a new voice for the Japanese drum through physically demanding and energetic performances. Their playing combines unbounded spirit and passion with the highest levels of musicianship and discipline. Experience the premiere of new works and celebrate the official launch of their DVD "Toronto Taiko Tales."