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Ahead of new album, master taiko drummer Joji Hirota talks about 40 years of live performances, huge foldable drums and what it takes to be a taiko drummer

‘Japanese Taiko’ is the new album by taiko legend, Joji Hirota and The London Taiko Drummers. It is a celebration of 40 years of world class drumming from Joji Hirota that has taken him from WOMAD to WOMEX and from Japan to England.