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No shoes in the studio
Please bring a drink
Video recording, photography, OK
What you need to bring
Comfortable clothes. Changing rooms are available.
Water or sports drinks (it can get hot in the studio).
- 日本語 (Fluent)
- English (Beginner)
My name is Daisuke and am a professional Taiko drummer based in Tokyo.
I grew up playing percussion at a young age and now lead a music group pushing the boundaries of Japanese drumming.
We perform domestically (Tohoku Rokkonsai) and internationally (Honolulu Festival), and hope to see you at one of our upcoming performances.
At the same time I am looking forward to you joining my lesson!
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Super fun experience!
This was a super fun experience during my first trip to Japan. I've always admired Taiko drums and thought they were really cool so it was a cool experience to try playing them. Daisuke is really knowledgeable and friendly and made the experience all the more memorable. Something to note for anyone considering taking a Taiko drum lesson while in Japan, Daisuke's studio is one of very few who have that really large taiko drum and allows their clients practice on. Definitely recommend his experience!
OMG totally loved the experience
We only booked an hour, but felt it was enough. You will work hard and learn a lot. A totally enjoyable experience, lots of laughing ..... but we also leared a lot about the drums and how they are used. Great experience for anyone - even families. DO THIS TOUR ! you won't regret it. A super fun time!
A Wonderful Time With A Fantastic Teacher
Daisuke was so much fun! An absolutely brilliant teacher that has fun with you while teaching you the basics of Taiko. Even while he is still very much a beginner in English, he is very patient and helps explain concepts and lessons very clearly.
His session was and absolute treasure and one of the highlights of our trip to Japan!
We had a really great hour's workshop with Daisuke who is a good teacher-we ended up playing a whole 'song' and learnt a bomber of basic rhythms - felt stiff the next morning- a great experience - thanks Barry and julia
What a fun way to workout! For a first-timer like me, one hour was perfect length for a lesson. Daisuke was very clear with his instructions. During the hour we rehearsed proper postures and hitting techniques and learned a shortened version of an actual taiko song. I was doing the huge odaiko drum for first half hour and then switched to a smaller drum. Since the playing techniques differ a bit, different muscles got worked out. Studio wasn't too difficult to find, but for some reason Google maps was pointing to the wrong end of the slightly uninviting alley under rail tracks. All in all this was a really awesome experience! Thanks Daisuke!
I had a really good time playing a Taiko. The host came and picked me up at Kanda station, I wasn't sure how I would find him, but I think my profile picture helped him recognise me. I got to use a very big drum, it was hard work but very satisfying. I have an interest in Taiko so it made it even more fun to me.
Lots of fun!
My 8-year old plays the drums and I thought this would be a fun experience for him (and the family). This exceeded my expectations. Daisuke-San helped all of us try different types of drums and taught us the basics of playing Taiko drums. It was a ton of fun (and quite a good workout too). Daisuke-San was awesome. He made the whole session interesting and fun.
Great teacher and a fantastic way to learn about taiko. We loved it and hope to do it again :)
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