Infecting the City 2012
Music Gems - Teiko Drumming

A performance of Japanese taiko drums by Tamashii Daiko


Cape Town Station Forecourt


Wed 23 at 08h15
Sat 26 at 12h00

If you have never experienced Taiko, now you can: one drum to pray with, to party and to protect your pad with. Traditionally, in Japan, a taiko (drum) is the symbolic and sonic aid for these and other activities.

Taiko is a martial art as much as it is a musical one, a physical process as well as a spiritual one. The drumming requires the involvement of the player’s whole body. With time, refining the practise engages all the senses to help focus the mind.

If you want to find out more about this practice, look at