“Traveling with Taiko” by Kengo Watanabe
Four years have passed since I became a Kodo member. Looking back, I see that all I could focus on was myself for those four years.
Where was I?
Who was coming to see our performance that day?
I thought I knew where I was and who I had met, but looking back, I probably didn’t really understand it all.
I visited many different places and encountered new people, culture, scenery, and sounds in each town.
Each and every day, we experience each place and express the sensations we encounter as sound on stage.
I think the experiences we have in each place are a very important part of traveling with taiko like we do.