Japan’s premiere taiko (drum) ensemble KODO, taken out of the concert hall setting for series of rare intimate performances spearheaded by former member, New York based Kaoru Watanabe. Kodo will display all the physical athleticism, rhythmic intricacy and visceral power they are known for with an added chamber music-like sensitivity.
In the vein of their collaboration-heavy world music festival Earth Celebration, held in Japan annually, for the 11:30 sets each night Kodo will be augmented by the improvisational energy of special guest artists.
Kakinuma will be one of the guest artists, and perform with KODO.
When: Thursday, March 15, 2007, 11:30 PM
Friday, March 16, 2007, 9:30 PM (2nights)
Where: Joe’s Pub
425 Lafayette Street NY, NY 10003
(between East 4th and Astor Place in New York’s East Village)
6 to Astor Place and Lafayette Street/4th Avenue
N/R/W to 8th Street/NYU at Broadway
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