Public Theatre  Joe’s Pub 

April 3rd, 2022

Featuring: Kenny Endo, Kaoru Watanabe, Sumie Kaneko, Abe Lagrimas Jr., Sho’on Shibata, and Special Guest Lew Tabackin

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Millenium Stage

April 2nd, 2022

Featuring: Kenny Endo, Kaoru Watanabe, Sumie Kaneko, Abe Lagrimas Jr., Sho’on Shibata

MOONWIND

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This video of Kenny Endo’s original composition “Moonwind” was created for First Voice as part of their Earth Day Offerings.

 

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, First Voice presented a series of artist videos, all made during the COVID19 pandemic’s “shelter in place.”

 

To see offerings by other artists, visit: http://www.firstvoice.org/earth-day-offerings

雨 – Ame, Tears of the Earth

Virtual Concert

雨 – AME, TEARS of the EARTH was a live-stream virtual concert broadcast from the historic Hawaii Theatre on May 22, 2021. The concert featured a diverse group of musicians and cultures in a creative and positive response to counter the negativity and hatred occurring at the time. Black Lives Matter, Asian Hate, Anti-Immigration, Global Warming were issues prevalent at the time and which continue today.  Performers included: Kenny Endo (taiko), Peter Rockford Espiritu and Tau Dance Theatre (contemporary dance), Todd Yukumoto (sax, flute),  Abe Lagrimas Jr (ukulele, vibes, drumset), Sun Hui Hung (erhu), Maureen Kearns (dance), Taiko Center of the Pacific, and the Taiko Center of the Pacific Youth Group. Viewers tuned in live from around the globe and now you can view the concert, too!

A portion of the 2021 concert proceeds benefited: Nikkei Progressives https://www.nikkeiprogressives.org/  and Ho’oulu Aina  https://www.kkv.net/hooulu


DONATIONS to SUPPORT Kenny Endo, Taiko Center of the Pacific, and Taiko Arts Center activities such as the 雨 – AME, TEARS of the EARTH concert, special workshops, educational outreach, performances, etc. may be made via Taiko Arts Center, a 501c3 non-profit organization. You can specify that you want your donation to benefit Kenny Endo, Taiko Center of the Pacific, or general Taiko Arts Center activities. Donations are accepted at:

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Thank you for your kind consideration.

“Moonlight” at Shangrila, Honolulu

Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble in Istanbul, Turkey 2019

Featuring:  Kenny Endo, Kaoru Watanabe, Abe Lagrimas Jr, Chizuko Endo, Adam Toda, Ai Matsuda, Eric Chang, JD Andrade,

Sho’on Shibata, Tim Siu

Kenny Endo 40th Anniversary Concert Tour Excerpts

Featuring: Kenny Endo, Kaoru Watanabe, Abe Lagrimas Jr, Shoko Hikage, Chizuko Endo

雨 AME, Tears of the Earth

Composed by Kenny Endo
Choreography by Peter Rockford Espiritu
Featuring: Kenny Endo

Spirit of Rice 

Composed by Kenny Endo

Ten Ten Concert, Hawaii Theatre,  October 10th, 2015

Featuring: Kenny Endo, Hiromitsu Agatsuma, Hitoshi Hamada, Kaoru Watanabe, Noel Okimoto, Dean Taba, Jeff Peterson, Yi Chieh Lai, Taiko Center of the Pacific 
“Moonlight” by Kenny Endo
Performance by Kenny Endo at Shangrila, Honolulu

雨 Ame, Tears of the Earth
Composed by Kenny Endo, Choreography by Peter Rockford Espiritu
Featuring; Kenny Endo 
Clarity by Kenny Endo
Kenny Endo, Yoshinori Nomi, Hideaki Kuribayashi, Kyosuke Suzuki, Hiroshi Nakagawa, Kiyonari Tosha, Shoji Kameda, Masato Baba
Aumakua by Jeff Peterson
Jeff Peterson, Riley Lee, Kenny Endo
Swing Soul and Sincerity (at the Skirball) by Kenny Endo
Kenny Endo, Hitoshi Hamada, Kaoru Watanabe, Shoko Hikage,
Tadayoshi Yasuda, Chizuko Endo, Miles Endo
Spirit of Rice by Kenny Endo
Kenny Endo, Jay Lai, Jeff Peterson, Hiromitsu Agatsuma, Todd Yukumoto,
Kaoru Watanabe, Hitoshi Hamada, Dean Taba, Noel Okimoto

Yume no Pahu by Kenny Endo
Kenny Endo, Hiromitsu Agatsuma, Jeff Peterson, Kaoru Watanabe,
Eric Chang, Yi-Chieh Lai, Chizuko Endo, Patrick Oiye, Yeeman Mui
Sunflower by Kenny Endo
Kenny Endo, Yoshinori Nomi, Hitoshi Hamada,
Masakazu Yoshizawa, Shoko Hikage
Tatsumaki by Hiroshi Tanaka
Kenny Endo and Taiko Center of the Pacific
Keith Terry & Kenny Endo
Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble in Istanbul, Turkey 2019
Featuring: Kenny Endo, Kaoru Watanabe, Abe Lagrimas Jr, Chizuko Endo, Adam Toda, Ai Matsuda, Eric Chang, JD Andrade, Sho’on Shibata, Tim Siu
Kenny Endo 40th Anniversary Concert Tour Excerpts
Featuring: Kenny Endo, Kaoru Watanabe, Abe Lagrimas Jr, Shoko Hikage, Chizuko Endo
World Piece by Noel Okimoto
Noel Okimoto, Dean Taba, Kenny Endo          

Spirit Sounds by Kenny Endo
Kenny Endo,Hiromitsu Agatsuma, Kaoru Watanabe
Quiet Fire by Kenny Endo, choreography by Parijat Desai
Parijat Dance Company, Kenny Endo

Swing, Soul, and Sincerity by Kenny Endo
Kenny Endo, Hitoshi Hamada, Jeff Peterson, Noel Okimoto, Dean Taba,
Todd Yukumoto, Kaoru Watanabe, Eric Chang, Chizuko Endo,
Kirstin Pauka, Sho’on Shibata
Yume no Pahu by Kenny Endo

Kenny Endo, Hiromitsu Agatsuma

Clarity by Kenny Endo
Kenny Endo, Kaoru Watanabe, Abe Lagrimas Jr, Chizuko Endo,
Adam Toda, Ai Matsuda, Eric Chang, JD Andrade, Sho’on Shibata, Tim Siu
Jugoya by Kenny Endo
Kenny Endo, Jeff Peterson, Riley Lee
Symmetrical Soundscapes by Kenny Endo
Kenny Endo, Kaoru Watanabe, Shoji Kameda, Masato Baba, Kris Bergstrom
Tarang
Abhijit Banerjee’s Tarang Ensemble, Kenny Endo