EITETSU HAYASHI (林英哲), a Hiroshima native, started his Taiko carrier as a founding member and the premier performer of the world-renowned groups “SADO-ONDEKOZA” and “KODO”. After leading these companies for eleven years, EITETSU became independent in 1982.
As the first Taiko soloist of his kind, EITETSU created a new method of soloing “O-Daiko” performance requiring techniques and physical stamina previously unknown in traditional Japanese “Taiko” playing. Using a unique combination of Taiko drums, he created and performed original music, and… read more
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