SPECIAL PROJECTS

COLLABORATIONS, FILM WORK AND RECORDING

RECORDING PROJECT

'TAIKO DRUM ENERGY'

In 2020 we recorded a CD of original Taiko music at Abbey Road Studios, London for EMI.

PERFORMANCE TOUR

TERMINATOR LIVE

Since 2018 we have been part of the live orchestra for touring screenings of the original Terminator movie. So far, performances have been in Lucerne, Tokyo and Osaka with more to come!

FILM SOUNDTRACK

ISLE OF DOGS

In 2017 we recorded the soundtrack to Wes Anderson's Oscar nominated animation 'Isle Of Dogs'. Alexandre Desplat's award winning Taiko score was recorded at Air Studios, London.

PERFORMANCE TOUR

DOJOJI

From 2014-17 we colloborated with the great Chieko Kojima of Kodo, and Rev. Shunjo Ono, head preist of Dojoji Temple to bring a ground-breaking re-telling of the famous Dojoji legend to UK theatres.

RECORDING AND PERFORMANCE SPECIAL

FA CUP FINAL, WEMBLEY

In 2009 we collaborated with the composer Ethan Lewis Maltby, The Ministry of Dhol and Romford Drum and Trumpet Corps to open the FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium.

TV WORK

CHANNEL 4: 'HOW MUSIC WORKS'

In 2006 we did a special recording of our piece 'Tennon Ryu', which was used to illustrate the power of rhythm in Howard Goodall's Channel 4 series, 'How Music Works'.

PERFORMANCE TOUR

HENRI OGUIKE DANCE COMPANY:
'SECOND SIGNAL'

In 2005-8 we performed for the choreographer Henri Oguike on a piece entitled 'Second Signal' which toured internationally to critical acclaim.