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Trivia

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  • FIRST UP IS  SCOT KAMIMAE'S  TAIKO TRIVIA--uncensored. . *so if u have a problem with it -
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Reeally Random Photos 

Sake Night Fever
representin' : Yushin, Sea Kokon, One World Taiko

SMT's last real group
Seattle Matsuri Taiko



WHO WERE THE FOUNDING MEMBERS OF NAMU-KAI TAIKO?
Ann Kawasaki, Jan Kubota, Richard Anzai, Richard Higa, Connie Chin, Scot Kamimae, Akemi Matsumoto, Don Kato, Suzanne Umeda.
 
WHO WAS THE MAIN PERSON INVOLVED IN STARTING NORTHWEST TAIKO?     Reverend Jay Shinseki, he started Northwest Namu-kai which is now  Northwest Taiko.
 
WHO WAS THE FIRST INSTRUCTOR FOR  NAMU-KAI TAIKO?
Sue Taoka.
 
WHERE WAS THE FIRST NAMU-KAI TAIKO/ KATARI TAIKO AFTER-WORKSHOP PARTY?
At Scot Kamimae's house.

AT HER FIRST PERFORMANCE, WHAT WAS CHAR OHASHI's  WAY TO CALM HER NERVES?
Gin and Tonic.

WHAT WAS SEATTLE TAIKO'S FIRST PERFORMING OUTFIT?
Hanten and Hakama.
 
WHO FOUNDED SEATTLE MATSURI TAIKO?
Ben Shimizu.   Ben worked with Namu-kai Taiko and Scot Kamimae for short period of time. Scot then worked with Steve Kawaguchi, Ben, Danny Ohashi, Rob Hamatani, and Ben Dodobara.
 
WHERE WAS  SEATTLE MATSURI TAIKO'S FIRST PERFORMANCE?
Renton High School.
 
HOW MANY PEOPLE  IN THE SEATTLE TAIKO COMMUNITY DISLIKE SCOT KAMIMAE?
Trick Question, since the number increases frequently.
 
WHO WERE THE PEOPLE THAT REFURBISHED THE SEATTLE BETSUIN'S ODAIKO?
Wayne Yutani, Scot Kamimae, Masaye Nakagawa, Junzo Nakagawa, Donna Zumoto.

How many people are in Yushin Daiko?  How many years has Yushin Daiko been in existence?   Who's still in Seattle Kokon Taiko?  How many people have BEEN in Seattle Kokon Taiko, and who ?  How many times can one hear the song Matsuri without going insane?  When are the Asian American Queer Taiko players going to ComeOUT? When are flabby-armed taiko players gonna wear long-sleeved shirts?  When is Gary (OWT)going to do solo gigs? 
 
------THESE ARE SOME OF THE QUESTIONS PEOPLE HAVE SENT ME OVER THE PAST 6 MONTHS...-- i'll be waiting for your  answers !-------

Who's still in Tsunami Seattle?

"YushinDaiko; a Japanese American Taiko Group
-founded by Masaye Okano Nakagawa

1. Is our name the longest for a JA/JC taiko group?
2. Jpn members in this group need not speak English.
3. We have Japanese American, Jpn Nat'l, Caucasian, African American, Burmese/Chinese, Chinese American, & Filipino, members.
4. We do a piece entitled, "Ocha" in which we do Tea Ceremony paired with taiko.

What Year was this???

WHO IS PLAYING @ THE SEATTLE KEIRO OPENING?

  " If OneWorldTaiko is an Ensemble now... then why are all their main gigs just the TWO of them???  " -- r.

Can U guess the group? its from 1993, SCCC seattle

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thanks.