Discography

CDs

Artist Year Title Publisher & Number
Denver Taiko 1999 Once in a Lifetime (Ichigo Ishie)  
Endo, Kenny 1994 Eternal Energy Kendo Taiko, 0406-2
  1998 Hibiki Kendo Taiko, BIN 9801-2
  2000 Jugoya Kendo Taiko, BIN 2000-2
Endo, Kenny , John Kaizan Neptune, & Joji Hirota 2007 On the Way World Spirit, EHN-3510
Endo, Kenny & Derek Nakamoto 2010 Honua Poi Dog Music and Kendo Music
Endo, Kenny & Kaoru Watanabe 2013 Convergence Kenny Endo & Kaoru Watanabe
Endo, Kenny, Jeff Peterson, & Riley Lee 2014 Island Breeze Peterson Productions
Eto, Leonard 1998 Leo Ewe Records
  2002 Duets  
  2005 Blend nowgomix Recods/Suzak Musik
    GRATITUDE  
    AOI TSUKI  
    OCEAN  
feiz 2014 Rebirth ostinato, OSCL 1002
GOCOO 2000 Healing Asia Vol 2  
  2003 Amatsuchi no Aida: Best of Healing Asia  
  2004 Love Beat!: Live in Tokyo Kanma Records
  2007 Matsurhythm 1  
Graham, Patrick 2009 Rheō Patrick Graham
Hawaii Matsuri Taiko 1997 Horizons  
Hayashi, Eitetsu 1988 Kaze no Utage  
  1991 Eitetsu  
  1993 Back to the Eternal Land King Record Co.
  1997 Haru King Record Co., Ltd., KICP 577
  1996 Hi no Michi King Japan
  1998 Debut Concert Live (recorded 1982) King Record Co.
  1999 Jyakuchu No Tsubasa  
  1999 Eitetsu Live 99 King
  2000 Berlin Concert – The Quiet Ages 2000 EMI, TOCT-24452
  2000 Jyakuchu No Tsubasa Live at Orchard Hall King Records
  2003 Ken-Kon: Eitetsu Hayashi Meets Yosuke Yamashita avex io
  2007 Great Encounter King Records
  2007 Voices Beyond King Records
Hidano, Shuichi 2003 Taiko Drumming Jvc Victor
  2006 Trust ALM Records
Hinode Taiko   Hinode Taiko  
Hinokiya 2005 Kaze No Gorumon: Theme of Travelin’ Taiko  
  2006 Travelling Taiko in Europe 3d
Hitota, Joji 2008 The Gate REAL WORLD
Hirota, Joji & Hiten Ryu Daiko 2009 Japanese Drums ARC Music
Hirota, Joji and the Taiko Drummers 2004 Japanese Taiko ARC Music Productions, EUCD1885
Hirota, Joji & Pete Lockett 2004 Taiko to Tabla ARC Music Productions
Kagemusha Taiko 2011 Spirit of the Drum Kagemusha Taiko
Kageyama, Isaku 2011 IK Isaku Kageyama, IK-05011
  2011 Hybrid Soul Kageyama
Katari Taiko 1994 Commotion Moving Day Music
Kiyoshi Nagata Ensemble 2001 Stone Path KNE002
  2002 Koku KNE003
  2005 Kiro KNE004
Kodo 1985 Heartbeat Drummers of Japan Sheffield Lab
  1986 Kodo vs. Yosuke Yamashita Columbia / Sony Music
  1988 Ubu-suna CBS/Sony Records, 32DG 5011
  1989 Blessing of the Earth CBS/Sony Records, CSCL 1033
  1990 Irodori CBS/Sony Records, CSCL 1525
  1991 Gathering Sony Records, SRCL 2174
  1991 mono-prism Sony Records, SRCL 2175
  1992 kaiki Sony Records, SRCL 2480
  1993 Best of Kodo TriStar Music, WK 57776
  1995 The Hunted – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., SRCL 3438
  1996 Ibuki Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., SRCL 3729
  1999 Warabe Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., SRCL 4671
  1999 Tsutsumi Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., SRCL 4670
  2000 Tataku – Best of Kodo II Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., WK13914
  2004 One Earth Tour Special Sony Music Japan International, Inc., WD23420
  2005 prism rhythm Sony Music Japan International, Inc., SICL 10003
  2007 Heartbeat – KODO 25th Anniversary Sony Music Japan International, Inc., WK928868
  2011 Akatsuki Otodaiku Co., Ltd.
Lee, Art 2006 Existension Art Lee
LOUD 2000 Taikoelectric LOUD
  2012 echo and flow LOUD
Maidaiko Asuka-Gumi 1993 Tobu Maidaiko Asuka-Gumi
Matsuri Shu 1998 Yukyo  
Matsuriza 1998 Matsuri daiko Matsuriza, TOI-CD02
Mugenkyo 2004 Ten Kyo Discs, ON-2
  2009 Era Kyo Discs, ON-3
Nagata, Kiyoshi 1997 Tenkai KNE001
Nagata Shachu 2008 Tsuzure KNE006
  2013 Hymus Road KNE010
Nihon Daiko 1998 The Japanese Drums ARC Music Productions Int. Ltd., EUCD 1483
Oedo Sukeroku Taiko 1987 Oedo-Sukeroku-Taiko Nippon Columbia Co., Ltd., 30CF-1640
  1997 Les Tambours de Tokyo (The Drums from Tokyo) Production Sunset-France, SA 141194
  2004 Les Tambours de Tokyo [Live] Playasound, PS 65279
On Ensemble 2005 Dust and Sand On Ensemble
  2007 Ukiyo On Ensemble
  2008 Ume in the Middle Turtlefield Music
  2013 Bizarre Heroes  
Ondekoza 1990 Typhoon Tropical Music, LC 8879
  1993 Ketteihan [Best] Victor Entertainment, Inc., VICG-8057
  1995 Typhoon Victor Entertainment, Inc., VICG-47
  1996 Twin Best Victor Entertainment, Inc., VICG 4088~89
  1999 Dotou banri Victor Entertainment, Inc., VICG-60202
  2004 Kyoten Dochi Victor Entertainment, Inc., VICG 60555
One World Taiko 1998 One World Taiko  
Osuwa Daiko 1990 Japan: O-Suwa-Daiko Drums UNESCO
Portland Taiko 2000 Making Waves Portland Taiko
  2003 Big Bang Portland Taiko
  2006 Taiko Kinesis Portland Taiko
  2009 Rhythms of Change Portland Taiko
San Francisco Taiko Dojo 1991 Inori San Francisco Taiko Dojo
  1997 Tsunami San Francisco Taiko Dojo
  1999 Sacred Drum Underground Records
San Jose Taiko 1991 Insight Through Sound San Jose Taiko
  1993 Kodama: Echoes of the Soul San Jose Taiko, SJT 893
  1996 Mo Ichido: One More Time San Jose Taiko
  1998 Big Bands Behind Barbed Wire (w/Anthony Brown) AsianImprov Records
  2005 Rhythm Journey San Jose Taiko
Seattle Kokon Taiko 1997 No More Jack Straw Production
Shasta Taiko 1999 Spirit Drum: Taiko Stories from America Shasta Taiko
Shin-On Daiko 2003 Tataku Kado Niha “Fuku” Kitaru  
Soh Daiko 1990 Soh Daiko Lyrichord, LYRCD 7410
Somei Yoshino Taiko Ensemble 2003 out of the box Asian Improv Records
TAIKOPROJECT 2010 Surrounding Suns TAIKOPROJECT
TAIKOZA 2002 Beginnings M&G
Tao 2007 Japanese Drum Entertainment Tao Entertainment Co., Ltd.
  2009 Ukiyomugendagaku Tao Entertainment Co., Ltd.
  2012 CANAL CITY THEATER LIVE CD Tao Entertainment Co., Ltd.
  2013 DRUM TAO 2th Anniversary Concert [Firebird~Festival] Akasaka BLITZ LIVE Tao Entertainment Co., Ltd.
Ten Ten 2008 De-Bayashi CMC, 1157035
  2013 Ko-Banashi  
Tomoe-ryu Yutakadaiko   Japanese Drums ARC, EUCD2045
Uzume Taiko Ensemble 1990 Chirashi Uzume Taiko
  1994 In Your Dreams Oo Zoo May Records
  1998 Every Part of the Animal Oo Zoo May Records
Wadaiko Matsumura-Gumi 2000 Dairen Wadaiko Matsumura-Gumi
  2008 Karen Wadaiko Matsumura-Gumi
Wadaiko Tokara 2012 Toward the Undiscovered Country Wadaiko Tokara
Watanabe, Kaoru & Tatsuya Nakatani 2011 Michiyuki Nakatani-kobo
Yamato 2000 Live in Amsterdam 1999 Yamato
  2007 Kami-Nari: World Tour 2005-2006 Yamato
Yoshihashi, Hide & JASC Tsukasa Taiko 2006 Hide Yoshihashi & JASC Tsukasa Taiko Asian Improv Records
Zampa Ufujishi Daiko 1995 Mafekazi no Toyamu Nippon Columbia Ltd.

Compilations

Title Year Publisher Number
Taiko Super Twin DX 1990 Nippon Columbia Co., Ltd. COCF-7021~22
Nihon no O-daiko 2005 Japan Victor Foundation VZCG-526
Nihon no Taiko best 2007 King Record Co., Ltd. KICW 5282

DVDs

Concerts

Artist Year Title Publisher & Number
Amanojaku 2007 Soul Beat Amanojaku, AMAN-1215
BONTEN 2004 BONTEN LIVE 2004 Tenchi no Shinon ~The earth beat~ MIRAI Group Co., Ltd., CHBP-1002
Eto, Leonard 2003 Presence SUZAK MUSIK, NGBA 1001
  2011 Power of Blendrums Leonard Eto, LEO-0133
GOCOO 2002 GOCOO Live ’02 Evolution Inc., EVC-0000
  2010 Roots of JOY Live-Soup inc, LSDV 1001
Fujimi Taiko no Kai 2007 30th Anniversary Edition Japan Artistic Agency
Hayashi, Eitetsu 2002 The Quiet Ages 2000 Berlin Live PRIME DIRECTION, INC., IOBD 21001
  2002 Man-Ray Tour Document 1998 PRIME DIRECTION, INC., IOBD 21002
  2002 Hikari wo maku Hito ~”A Painter Who Planed The Seeds of Light”~ Concert Tour 2000-2001 PRIME DIRECTION, INC., IOBD 21003
  2002 Manhattan Live ~ Jakuchu 2002 -Live at THE TOWN HALL- PRIME DIRECTION, INC., IOBD 21007
  2002 Ken-Kon – Eitetsu Hayashi meets Yosuke Yamashita PRIME DIRECTION, INC., IOBD 21009
  2003 Mio no hasu/ Tomo ari HAL Co., Ltd., HALD 001/002
  2005 Hayashi Eitetsu Sora wo Tataite Hikari, Hajimete Byakushi King Record Co., Ltd., KIZC-25/28
  2011 Gassan HAL Co., Ltd., HALD 003
  2011 EITETSU Hayashi 2010 SOLO SPECIAL LIVE at Suntory Hall Gassan II HAL Co., Ltd., HALD 004
Hirota, Joji 2010 Japanese Drums: Joji Hirota & Hiten Ryu Daiko ARC Music, EUDVD0013
Kodo 1995 Live at Acropolis Sony Music Entertainment (Japan), Inc., WD36862
  2004 One Earth Tour Special Sony Music Japan International, Inc., WD23420
  2010 Dadan Otodaiku Co., Ltd., OD-003
  2011 Blue Man Group Meets Kodo WOWOW INC., POBD 25031
  2012 Honoka Otodaiku Co., Ltd., OD-007
  2014 Legend Otodaiku Co., Ltd., OD-009
Matsuriza 2004 Live 2 TAKE ONE, INC., TOI-DVD2
  2006 Lantana TAKE ONE, INC.
  2006 Toyo TAKE ONE, INC.
Miki, Hiroki 2007 Japanese Drums – Hiroki Miki Live Hiroki Miki, MHDV 92271
Nagata Shachu 2009 10th Anniversary Concert KNE007
  2011 IROHA Live Concert DVD KNE008
Nobushi & Wadaiko Hiryu 2012 Sōgetsu no Utage – Kahogekijō no Hanashi  
  2013 Sōgetsu no Utage in Kashiwara  
Oedo Sukeroku Taiko 2004 Les tambours de Tokyo LIVE Sunset France, PS69004
  2008 les tambours de Tokyo LA HUIT, EDV 1489
On Ensemble 2005 Neiro On Ensemble
  2008 Live at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts On Ensemble
Ondekoza 2006 Ondekoza Live ’95 Victor Entertainment, Inc., VIBG-10
  2006 Fujiyama Victor Entertainment, Inc., VIBG-11
Portland Taiko 2006 TaikoKinesis Portland Taiko
San Francisco Taiko Dojo 2008 Seiichi Tanaka & San Francisco Taiko Dojo: Highlights San Francisco Taiko Dojo
  2009 40th International Taiko Festival San Francisco Taiko Dojo
  2010 2010 International Taiko Festival San Francisco Taiko Dojo
  2012 2012 International Taiko Festival San Francisco Taiko Dojo
  2013 45th International Taiko Festival San Francisco Taiko Dojo
San Jose Taiko 2007 Celebrating 3 Decades San Jose Taiko, 407
  2009 San Jose Taiko 35th Anniversary Concert San Jose Taiko
Shidara 2009 Syunreinosato [Mountain Town] Shidara, GRBL-8003
  2013 AONODAICHI JAPAN TOUR ~Now, Joined as one, we go~ NEW VINTAGE RECORDS, NVRD-21301
Somei Yoshino Taiko Ensemble 2009 TEN  
TAIKOPROJECT 2004 reGeneration Special Edition TAIKOPROJECT
  2006 Rhythmic Relations 2006 TAIKOPROJECT
  2008 Rhythmic Relations 2008 TAIKOPROJECT
TAO 2010 Ethereal Beats TAO Entertainment Co., Ltd.
  2012 Himiko TAO Entertainment Co., Ltd.
  2013 Seventeen Samurai TAO Entertainment Co., Ltd.
Wadaiko Ensemble TOKARA 2012 Tenchi Shinmei Wadaiko Tokara
Yamato 2005 Yamato: The Drummers of Japan Rob-a-Dub & company

Documentaries

Title Year Publisher
The Spirit of Taiko 2005 Bridge Media, Inc.
Big Drum: Taiko in the United States 2005 Japanese American National Museum
Great Grandfather’s Drum 2011 Opticus Corporation
Soh Daiko: Taiko in New York 2011 Lyrichord Disc, Inc.
 

Instructional

Title Year Publisher Number
Yasashiku Manaberu Wadaiko Kyōhon 2010    
Chichibu Yatai-bayashi Wadaiko Nyūmon 2005 Far East Island Record, Studio Ongakukan FEI-DV 062

Other

Title Year Publisher & Number
Nihon no Matsuri 2006 Keep, NMD-4000 (NMD-401~406)
Sunsun to Sanja – Asakusa Sanja Matsuri Official DVD 2007 Nakayakinya
Kanto Shuhen no Dashi Matsuri (Float Festivals of the Kanto Region) 2009 Kanto Dashi Matsuri Kenkyukai
A Night of Rhythm and Dance 2006 EuroArts Music International GmbH, 2050526
Sato-kagura no Sekai ~ Okame to Hyottoko~ [The World of Sato-kagura ~Okame & Hyottoko~] Official DVD 2007 Nakayakinya
Yamato Shinkyoku Sho 2009 GenjiroOkura, GO-001

VHS

Artist Title Year Publisher & Number
Hayashi, Eitetsu The Quiet Ages 1985 Sunrise Music Co., Ltd., SRV-001
  Distant Drums 1991 King Record Co., Ltd., KIVM-40
  KaiKyo 1993 Sunrise Music Co., Ltd., SRV-1002
  Tour Document Man-Ray 1998 HAL Co., Ltd., HALV-002
  Hayashi Eitetsu Concert 2000-2001 HIkari wo maku hito 2001 HAL C., Ltd., HALV-004
  Mio no hasu 2002 HAL Co., Ltd., HALV-005
  Manhattan Live Jakuchu 2002 2002 avex io, IOVD-21008
  Ken Kon Hayashi Eitetsu meet Yamashita Yosuke 2002 avex io, IOVD-21010
Kodo Heartbeat Drummers of Japan 1983 Rhapsody Films, 9011
  Kodo 1992 Sony Music Entertainment Inc., AV 23736
various Nihon no Taiko 1996 King Record Co., Ltd., KIVM 205

Instructional

Title Year Publisher & NUmber Number
Introduction to Taiko 1997 Rolling Thunder, VID-RT01  

Online Documentaries

Title Year Website Link
Taiko: Inochi no Kodo 2013 https://vimeo.com/75884050, http://www.taikofilm.com/

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