Merchandise

After many of Uzume Taiko's concerts, fans comment about the about the energy and the high level of quality entertaining we do. We also receive comments about the vibrance of the music. Now you can enjoy them where ever and when ever you want. Below is a discography of Uzume Taiko music.

Uzume Taiko Ensemble: Skin Tones

Uzume Taiko Drummers are joined by multi-instrumentalists Alcvin Ramos, Curtis Andrews, and Ben Rogalsky in the latest release from Canada's premiere taiko ensemble. Evocative musical imagery combining harmonica , flutes, mbira, vocals and mandolin with the dynamic sound of the taiko ensemble.

Uzume Taiko Ensemble

Uzume Taiko Drummers Alcvin Ramos, Curtis Andrews, and Ben Rogalsky

DOWNLOADS

Uzume Taiko Enseble: Skin Tones is available at bandcamp. Click here to check it out

The full url address is: http://uzumetaiko.bandcamp.com/album/skin-tones

Produced by Uzume Taiko

Album Released September 24, 2012

 

1. Tekeno
2. "X" Dream
3. Gaia's Lullaby II
4. Port de Grave
5. Amaterasu's Song
6. Ignited
7. Nabune Beach
8. Yodiggity Dan tsu
9. Re-Entry
10. Hara Chachkara (live)

Undula

Undula was recorded between October 2004 and September 2005 at the Taiko Studio in Vancouver, BC Canada. All music composed and performed by members of Uzume Taiko Ensemble. Musicians involved in the recording have joined Uzume Taiko in concert performances.

OO ZOO MAY Records

Jason Overy, taiko drums & percussion, drum-set, bass guitar, electronic percussion
Bonnie Soon, taiko drums & percussion
Boyd Seiichi Grealy, taiko drums & percussion
Naomi Kajiwara, percussion
Dave Corman, electric guitars & sound design on 'Nails'
Alcvin Ramos, shakuhachi flute, shinobue, Bb flute, didgeridoo
Boris Sichon, Russian xylophone, zurna, vocals, bones, Greenpeace flute, tin whistle, doombek
Michael O'Neill, Scottish highland pipes

This recording was made possible through the assistance of the Canada Music Fund and the Music Section of the Canada Council for the Arts. We gratefully acknowledge the support of the British Columbia Arts Council and the City of Vancouver through the Office of Cultural Affairs in the creation and development of the music.

 

Downloads:

Bandcamp-album and individual track downloads-Pay by credit card!
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http://uzumetaiko.bandcamp.com/album/undula

 

Produced, Engineered & Mixed by Simon Garber, Jason Overy & Bonnie Soon

2005

Nails
Undula
Welcome to Canada
Tsu Don
Bing, Bang, Bong
Arcs & Fury
Doh, je nei, Mama (Thank you, Mama)
Wednesday's Journey
Luffness (excerpt)
Makemwanna Dansu

Every Part of the Animal

Uzume Taiko Ensemble featuring a number of guest artists. Fusing the drive and visceral energy of the taiko with instruments and music from diverse cultures, this exciting release embraces a courageous new world of possibilities.

OO ZOO MAY Records

Boyd Seiichi Grealy (Japanese drums and percussion)
John Endo Greenaway (Japanese drums and percussion)
Bonnie Soon (Japanese drums and percussion)
Moon-jin Choi (Kayagum)
Kazuko Furuya (vocals)
Peggy Lee (cello)
Amy Newman (alto saxophone)
Micheal O'Neill (highland pipes)
Peter Joon Park (changgo)
Alcvin Ramos (shinobue)
Albert St. Albert (percussion & vocals)
Takeo Yamashiro (shakuhachi)

This recording was made possible through the assistance of the Music Section of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Government of Canada through Canada's Year of Asia Pacific, the Government of British Columbia through the British Columbia Arts Council, the Leon and Thea Koerner Foundation and the Z95.3 FM Young Artists and Audience Fund.

 

Downloads:

Bandcamp-album and individual track downloads-Pay by credit card!
Immediate download in your choice of MP3 320, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.

http://uzumetaiko.bandcamp.com/album/every-part-of-the-animal

 

Produced by Boyd Seiichi Grealy, Simon Garber, John Endo Greenaway & Bonnie Soon

1998

Borrowed Time
Aiiro
a stone's throw II
Stealing Thunder
Love Song
Ascensions II
Chajinmori/Seven 7 Seven
Tina's Waltz
Nagamochi-uta
Every Part of the Animal/Hieroglyphs

In Your Dreams

Live recording of the Ensemble's 1994 concert at the Vancouver East Cultural Centre.

OO ZOO MAY Records

Boyd Seiichi Grealy (taiko)
John Endo Greenaway (taiko)
Bonnie Soon (taiko)
Peggy Lee (cello)
Albert St. Albert (percussion & vocals)
Takeo Yamashiro (shakuhachi)

Recorded Live at the Vancouver East Cultural Centre by Simon Garber Mixed & mastered at Goldrush Studios by Simon Garber & Uzume Taiko

 

Downloads:

Bandcamp-album and individual track downloads-Pay by credit card!
Immediate download in your choice of MP3 320, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.

http://uzumetaiko.bandcamp.com/album/in-your-dreams

 

Uzume Taiko

1994

In your Dreams
One Step Forward-Two Thousand Years Back [Inevitable Repercussions]
a) Metalic Dreams
b) A Stone's Throw
c) Borrowed Time
Stepping Stones
Shadowing the Moon
5 to 5 [Stealing Thunder]
Fast Life on a Lazy Susan
Taiyo goes to Camp

Chirashi

A mixed menu of Asian/North American Music.

Aural Traditions Records, Canada; Flying Fish Records, U.S.A.; and Pan Records, the Netherlands

John Endo Greenaway (taiko)
Eileen Kage (taiko)
Leslie Komori (taiko)
Takeo Yamashiro (shakuhachi)
Xiao Yu (pipa)

Recorded in 1990 at Mushroom Studios. Mixed by Simon Garber and Uzume Taiko

Produced by Uzume Taiko. Executive Producer: Gary Cristall

1990

Q
Grace
Spring on Heavenly Mountain
Sammai
Trap (A Love Song)
Chirashi
Night of the Torch Festival
Lullaby For Taiyo (Komori Uta)
The Secret of Life
Sazanami (Ripple)