Soh Daiko-Taiko Drum Ensemble

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All Music Guide - Adam Greenberg
A relatively standard set of contemporary workings on the Taiko ensemble. Since it was actually recorded at the New York Buddhist Church, one can't fault the folks at Lyrichord for not finding a more traditional ensemble; for that matter, they really are quite good. The main problem with such an album as this is probably the fact that Westerners are pampered by other bigger Taiko ensembles, most notably Kodo though Soh Daiko may predate Kodo. The music is relatively rousing, though not up to the tempo standards set by groups like Kodo. Decently good, given that it's a primarily American release, but even Lyrichord, the old standard bearer of world music, can give out a ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Adam Greenberg
A relatively standard set of contemporary workings on the Taiko ensemble. Since it was actually recorded at the New York Buddhist Church, one can't fault the folks at Lyrichord for not finding a more traditional ensemble; for that matter, they really are quite good. The main problem with such an album as this is probably the fact that Westerners are pampered by other bigger Taiko ensembles, most notably Kodo though Soh Daiko may predate Kodo. The music is relatively rousing, though not up to the tempo standards set by groups like Kodo. Decently good, given that it's a primarily American release, but even Lyrichord, the old standard bearer of world music, can give out a release that's only "decent" once in a while.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/18/1993
  • Label: Lyrichord Discs Inc.
  • UPC: 744457741023
  • Catalog Number: 7410
  • Sales rank: 150,846

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Soh Daiko Taiko Drum Ensemble Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Peter Wong Track Performer, Group Member
Jennifer Wada Track Performer, Group Member
Theresa Day Track Performer, Group Member
Legan Wong Track Performer, Group Member
Theodora Yoshikami Track Performer, Group Member
Elaine Fong Track Performer, Group Member
Technical Credits
Joe Mendelson Engineer
Duy Ngo Cover Design
Nick Fritsch Producer
Peter Wong Arranger
Daryl Solomon Cover Photo
Jennifer Wada Arranger, Producer
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