MN Taiko makes a wide variety of Taiko. We handcraft taiko from wine barrels, using quality materials with exceptional workmanship. We can custom make taiko to fit your needs and your budget.

OUR STANDARD DRUMS INCLUDE: 

 
Called chu, josuke or nagadou, this is the workhorse of any taiko ensemble.

Called chu, josuke or nagadou, this is the workhorse of any
taiko ensemble.

Add Text here for how the shime sounds and the use of the drum to the individual.

Add Text here for how the shime sounds and the use of the drum to the individual.

Bodies are made from Keller maple plywood drum shells for very light weight and strength  

Bodies are made from Keller maple plywood drum shells for very light weight and strength

 

The base beat of the ensemble, the odaiko provides the heart pounding sound that moves the body and soul.

The base beat of the ensemble, the odaiko provides the heart pounding sound that moves the body and soul.

Used in a similar fashion to shime, the sumo drums add another dimension of sound. 

Used in a similar fashion to shime, the sumo drums add another dimension of sound. 

Hira Daiko are larger in diameter than in height, making them more convenient for transporting but still allowing for the sound and visual dynamics of full sized taiko. 

Hira Daiko are larger in diameter than in height, making them more convenient for transporting but still allowing for the sound and visual dynamics of full sized taiko.