Jeff Peterson – Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar
Riley Lee – Shakuhachi
Kenny Endo – Taiko, Percussion

Thurs, Dec 15 7 pm Kahilu Theatre, Waimea, Big Island
Sun, Dec 18 2 pm Orvis Auditorium, Univ Hawaii, Honolulu

A trio of world-class musicians, each masters of their own instruments, come together to create a unique blend of music crossing culture and tradition. Award winning slack key guitarist Jeff Peterson, shakuhachi grand master Riley Lee, and master taiko artist Kenny Endo collaborate and create a sound distinctive to the islands. As Riley is based in Australia, the group only gets together twice/year. Don’t miss Island Breeze!

Island Breeze (In Person concert):

Taiko Jam 1997?

Taiko Community Alliance (TCA) presents “Between Two Palms – Talk-Story with Kenny and Chizuko Endo” on Friday, November 25th, 2 pm Hawaii Time.

A casual, interactive webinar looking back 25 years to the very first TaikoJam Concert at the inaugural 1997 NATC (North American Taiko Conference) in Los Angeles.  There will be clips from the concert and talk story about what it was like to be on-stage at TaikoJam ’97 as well as the state of the taiko community at the time. This event is open to all, but registration is required in order to receive the Zoom link. Click this link or use the button below to register.
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Beyond Basics, a Special Workshop with Tiffany
Saturday, November 12, 2022
11 am – 1 pm
Honolulu, HI 96826

“getting the most out of your kata (form) from power, precision, and speed, to expressive movement” plus a little bit about “Injury Prevention” – working with common injuries so things don’t hurt the wrong way”

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JOIN US in welcoming internationally recognized Tiffany Tamaribuchi
from Sacramento CA – one of the featured artists in “Finding HERbeat,”
being screened at the Hawaii International Film Festival on:
FRIDAY, November 11th
7 pm
Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art

In the dead of winter, 18 female and non-binary taiko artists
are invited to Minneapolis Minnesota to workshop, collaborate,
and share their artistry during a 2-week residency, culminating in
the HERbeat concert on February 29, 2020 just before the covid
pandemic shuts the country down. This film documents the path to
the HERbeat fruition. Our Chizuko Endo, was one of the 18 invited artists
and presented her piece Yamamba de Koolau, the wandering female mountain spirit.