TAIKO LAB


Thursday, May 23 7:00 - 8:30 PM Patrick's Cabaret 3010 Minnehaha Ave Minneapolis, MN 55406 One night only! Taiko Lab is your opportunity to experience original compositions, experimental melodies, and brand new rhythms from the innovative composers/ensemble members of Mu Daiko. Seating is first-come first-served in this intimate venue so be sure to arrive early for this exciting showcase. Works-in-progress: Hikari soshite Kaze - "light and breeze" by Michiko Todokoro Buchanan Yama ni idomu - "mountain challenge" - by Heather Jeche Three by Jeff Ellsworth Horizons by Iris Shiraishi Bittersweet by Jennifer Weir (sanshin and taiko) Tanko Bushi arranged by Chiaki O'Brien A Foxy Day by Miyo Nakaoka (masked dance) New for Mu Daiko: Nankin Tamasudare - arr. by Chiaki O'Brien, Miyo Nakaoka and Cathie Van Danacker Naihatsu - by Jennifer Weir, new arrangement by Cathie Van Danacker Hana/Hiraita - two Japanese folks songs arranged by Miyo Nakaoka and Sue Minor