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Tamashii Taiko Drummers
of New Zealand is not affiliated with any of the many similarly-named "Tamashii" or "Tamashi"
groups around the world,
including those in Japan, Africa, the UK or Brasil.
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Brian has single-handedly built essentially all of Tamashii's musical instruments, including our 8 chu-daiko, 4 oke-do, several shime, all of our bachi, and his opus magnum, our o-daiko.
In addition to being our Equipment and Transport Manager, Brian is the founder of Tamashii and has composed a number of our songs including Asahi (sunrise), and Taiko no Hime (taiko princess).
Brian is a Shodan in Aikido , and he frequently adapts Aikido movements into his unique taiko playing style.