Taiko Groups

Taiko is one of the most popular forms of Japanese culture practiced by Nikkei and non-Nikkei outside Japan. Nikkei have played a major role in both popularizing taiko around the world, and in transforming it. Learn about various groups around the world.

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Chambers County Taiko

Lanett, Alabama
United States


New York, New York
United States

Nozomi Daiko

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
United States

Kaiju Daiko

Chicago, Illinois
United States


Los Angeles, California
United States

Ryusei Taiko

Pearl City, Hawaii
United States

Midwest Buddhist Temple Taiko Group

Chicago, Illinois
United States

Sheridan Taiko Players

Sheridan, Oregon
United States

Icho Daiko

Cleveland & Oberlin, Ohio
United States

Swarthmore College Taiko

Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
United States

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