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      Dekoboko Taiko First Concert: Hibana in Salinas

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      November 24, 2019

      Sunday   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

      726 S Main St
      Salinas, California 93901

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      Dekoboko Taiko First Concert: Hibana

      Join Dekoboko Taiko in their first standalone concert at the Theatre Off Jackson in the International District, Seattle. The concert will be a culmination of the group's efforts in developing Japanese drumming skills, creating original pieces, exploring self expression, and enjoying the spark of friendship through taiko. The concert is named after the first original song written for the group by Lamond Le and Maggie Thorpe. Hibana means "spark" in Japanese. We thought this best portrayed the spark our members feel for each other while playing taiko together. The concert follows the development of a friendship - to one another and to the drums itself. Founded in Fall 2017, Dekoboko Taiko is an independent group of drummers who first met at Taiko Kai at the University of Washington. Dekoboko ("deh-koh-boh-koh") literally translates to "bumpy, rough" and is frequently seen on street signs in Japan warning of bumpy roads. The founding members knew that starting a new taiko group consisting of young professionals and fresh university graduates would most likely be a "bumpy road", but that the journey would be worth it. Taiko, or Japanese drumming, is learned through memorization of its sounds. Each sound has a different word and "dekoboko" sounds like hitting three different drums down a line. As an ensemble, Dekoboko Taiko hopes to create a layered sound with stories. Members: Alexis Fujinari, Daniel Kwan, David Cannon, David Woo, Jamie Shinsato, Lamond Le, Leanna Keith, Maggie Thorpe, Natsuko Porcino, Stephanie Yamamoto* Apprentice: Alaina Kwan *only Official member with a fancy certificate Tickets $10.00 for General Admission Online Sales end at 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 24th. There will be limited ticket sales at the door! Family Friendly! Drums are very loud. If you have sensitive ears, we recommend wearing ear plugs. Venue is wheelchair accessible, please call venue prior to date of arrival to coordinate entry. Banner Graphic Design by Alaina Kwan Calligraphy by Chiyo Sanada

      Cost: 10.00

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