John Muir Drum Section and Makoto Taiko Collaboration 2016

Students from John Muir High School took classes from Makoto Taiko during the fall semester of 2016 and performed with Makoto in December.

Makoto Taiko performs “Shobayashi” at the 2016 “One Pulse” concert

Makoto performs “Modern Folk Jam” at the 2016 “One Pulse” concert

Makoto performs “Kizuna” at the 2016 “One Pulse” concert

Makoto performs “Gekko Roteki” at the 2016 “One Pulse” concert

Makoto performs “Miyake” at the 2016 “One Pulse” concert

Makoto Taiko at ArtNight Pasadena, March 2016

Makoto Taiko performs at Shumei Hall for the free event ArtNight Pasadena sponsored by the City of Pasadena

Akemi Imai of Makoto Taiko interviews with Pasadena Now TV at ArtNight Pasadena 2016

Makoto performs at the Pasadena Peace and Unity Festival 2016

6th Annual Little Tokyo Benefit Christmas Concert “Inochi” (The Life) – December 17, 2011
A brilliant improvised collaboration by Koji Nakamura and Pedro Eustache.

World Festival of Sacred Music concert (Part 1) as aired on Marudashi TV – October 18, 2011

Makoto Taiko performs “Yatai” at the 2016 “One Pulse” concert

Makoto Taiko performs “Base Beat” at the 2016 “One Pulse” concert

Makoto Taiko performs “Sandou” at the 2016 “One Pulse” concert

Makoto performs “Kaiko” at the 2016 “One Pulse” concert

Makoto performs “Samurai Beat” at the 2016 “One Pulse” concert

Makoto Taiko performs “One Last Dance” at the 2016 “One Pulse” concert

Makoto performs “Rai” at the 2016 “One Pulse” concert

Makoto performs at the Pasadena Peace and Unity Festival 2016

Makoto Taiko featured on MarudashiTV, a program aired on UTB Hollywood 18 – October 11, 2011

United States Martial Arts Festival – July 18, 2010 – Redondo Beach, CA
Makoto Taiko was invited to perform as part of the U.S.-Japan Martial Arts Festival at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center.