Japanese Drum Group
- Genre FRW -- World-Intl Folk - MUSIC
- Biography Northwest Taiko is a Japanese-American drum group striving to learn more about their cultural heritage through the traditional drumming artform of Taiko. Northwest Taiko began performing in October 1984 and is frequently sought after to entertain at a variety of community events throughout the the Pacific Northwest and Canada. Members come from a diverse background , some are of Japanese heritage, others have a blend of Asian as well as European/Anglo backgrounds but all with a common interest in playing and performing Taiko.