Travels from: New South Wales
A visual fusion of new approaches to drumming, indigenous songs, sharp melodic breaks with strong influences from the shamanic traditions of Sumatra, Indonesia.
Categories: Feature Acts, Interesting Ideas
Full Presenter Profile & Bio
Blending sounds and music from across the globe, Japanese Drumming delivers a performance that is sure to captivate and entertain any audience.
The group has performed on the main stages at several festivals including Woodford Folk Festival, National Folk Festival, Peat’s Ridge, The Dreaming, National Multicultural Festival, Cygnet Folk Festival, Island Vibe and Mullumbimby Music Festival.
Japanese Drumming has also performed at venues across Australia including the Parliament House Canberra, Sydney Town Hall, Crown Casino Melbourne, Dalton House, Government House, The Hilton, Luna Park, and The Domain for Sydney’s annual Carols in the Domain as well as Channel Seven’s Sunrise.
Their usage of didgeridoos, percussive instruments, Western horns and Asian flutes combine to give an outstanding performance. Japanese Drumming utilise visuals to give a new approach to drumming which has strong influences from Indonesia, Japan, Africa and Australia.