2-3pm Beginning Group
- introductions: name, why taiko?
- a few things that make taiko fun for me
-- playing exactly together (one drum!)
-- interlocking patterns
- first hit
- first two hits
- getting faster
- changing tone
Dokokara Main Phrase primer
3-5 Advanced Group
welcome: introductions, current taiko passion
KB's current approach to the Matsuri solo
- otsuri as rhythmic structure
- easing into movement
-- goofy / dorky move brainstorming
-- "relevance spectrum"
-- "tangential strike" arm swings
-- additional concepts
--- same rhythm, various movements
--- "smash roll"