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Photo Essay: TaikoProject @ Ford Amphitheatre, 7/12/08

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Nearly 100 taiko drummers from across California congregated on the stage at the Ford Amphitheatre this weekend. LA-based Kitsune Taiko, Yukai Taiko, Isshin Taiko, and Bombu Taiko took turns performing the 4,000-year-old Buddhist drumming style and later, Grand Master Seiichi Tanaka -- credited with bringing taiko to the U.S. 40 years ago -- and San Francisco Taiko Dojo took over the night.

TAIKOPROJECT's Rhythmic Relations 2008 continues tonight at the Ford at 8 p.m.

John Anson Ford Amphitheatre
2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East, Hollywood, CA 90068
Price: $35,$30 general, $12 students/children