壱太郎 和太鼓 JAPANESE TAIKO DRUMMER ICHITARO
Ichitaro Profile 壱太郎
Born in Mie pref. Japan, Ichitaro started his career as Taiko drummer in 1990 joining the popular Taiko percussion group Ondekoza led by the founder Tagayasu Den. Ichitaro then had a unique experience of running 15,000 km across the continent of U.S. while performing around 500 concerts as Ondekoza at many prestigious venues suchas Carnegie Hall in N.Y. After performing at more than 2,000 shows in and out of Japan as a center player of Ondekoza, Ichitaro went solo and started touring around the world sometimes played with other instruments or artists which includes but not limited to a Grammy Award winning Estonian National Choir, an orchestra concert in Rio de Janeiro.