Product Code: TS-BJTjk1

Jonathan Kirby’s Taiko Drumming Book

£30.00 exc VAT

  • L 30cm x W 21cm x H 1cm
  • Stock: 2

Jonathan Kirby brings ten years of Taiko teaching experience together in this quick-start guide to Taiko drumming. The book is designed primarily for teachers and group leaders who are keen to get Taiko started without previous Taiko experience.

Jonathan says: ‘I worked on a project with some music teachers in North Devon, and we came up with the formula of a series of short online instructional videos, supported by a book. Purchase of the book gives the buyer the password to access the videos.’

One complete term of Taiko is laid out in simple, easy-to-follow lesson plans starting from the basics of how to stand at the drum, through to a full performance at the end of term – always following Kagemusha Taiko’s four key principles.

This is a concise, yet thorough guide that makes Taiko accessible to all in a way that is clear and easy to understand. The accompanying DVD shows Jonathan taking Kagemusha Junior Taiko’s newest members through the programme, step-by-step. Following the DVD chapters, read Jonathan’s teaching tips and notes and see Taiko teaching in action.

Product Information

What's included

Chapters Include;

    • Introduction
    • What you need to succeed
    • History of Taiko, Taiko Principles
    • Taiko Notation
    • Running a Taiko Session
  • Ten Taiko Lesson plans (supported by DVD)

Delivery

We work with a small number of specialist logistic companies to deliver your order quickly and economically. The delivery method varies, depending on your location and the size of the order, as follows:

UK Locations

Orders weighing less than 1kg and not too bulky – Post Office First Class. This would include books and smaller percussion instruments.

Orders weighing more than 1kg or lighter but bulky orders – Courier, next working day delivery. Most orders are sent this way and should arrive next working day after dispatch.

Very bulky orders – Pallet service, 3 working day delivery. For very big orders and those with more fragile contents. Timing is from dispatch date.

Please note that delivery to offshore or Highland addresses may take longer and may cost more than to UK mainland addresses and we’ll quote and agree the costs with you in advance.

International Locations

Orders weighing less than 1kg and not too bulky – Post Office Airmail. This would include books and smaller percussion instruments.

Orders weighing more than about 1kg and very bulky orders – international courier or pallet service. We’ll obtain competitive quotes and agree these with you in advance.

Please note that it’s fine to go ahead and place your international order and that there’s no commitment on your part until the delivery costs have been quoted and accepted by you.

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