About Diablo Taiko

Diablo Taiko, is a cultural taiko ensemble whose motto, “Dentou, Keisho,  tradition, succession”, defines it’s mission to preserve and share cultural tradition for generations to come. Performances include an array of spirited taiko drums, a variety of narimono percussion, zeni daiko, fue flute, dance and vocals. The adult and youth groups have approximately 36 members ranging from ages 8 through 88! Diablo Taiko has performed at countless public festivals, educational venues and private corporate events throughout the bay area. Current members have prior experience performing with professional, community and collegiate taiko groups from across Japan, Hawaii, and the U.S. east and west coasts.

Diablo Taiko is affiliated with the Diablo Japanese American Religious & Cultural Center located in Concord, California. Taiko classes have been taught at the center since the mid 1990’s though under the current core membership since 2007. For more information, please contact: Lynne Carlson, Membership Chair, diablotaiko@gmail.com.

               AKN 9.2019