Taiko Masala has thrilled audiences throughout the US with performances of Japan's traditional drumming - Taiko. Founded by Master drummer Hiro Kurashima, Taiko Masala performs concerts, in addition to its active teaching schedule. By combining the training and discipline of Japanese martial arts with the precision and power of complex drumming, Taiko Masala brings visually stunning and breathless excitement to their performances. Their arsenal of instruments, all handmade by the ensemble, range from small eight-inch hand-held drums, to five foot barrel drums, and features the giant 250 pound O-daiko. Please bring a folding chair to the event.