The World of Gods
8-11 April 2010, Various location in Scotland
Artist: SCOTTISH NATIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA MUGENKYO TAIKO DRUMMERS
Presents: THE WORLD OF GODS
Directed by: Tommy Smith
Tour Dates: 8th/9th/10th/11th April 2010
East meets west as thrillingly theatrical Japanese percussion combines with jazz creativity in this spectacular collaboration by the hugely acclaimed Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers and the internationally lauded Scottish National Jazz Orchestra.
As the UK’s first and only professional Taiko group, over the past fifteen years Mugenkyo has become synonymous with stunningly visual performances that range from industrially powerful rhythms to delicately expressive bamboo flute sequences and have wowed audiences at Glastonbury, Cork Jazz Festival, Canterbury Festival, The Brit Awards, BBC Last Night of the Proms and concert halls throughout the UK.
Featuring music specially researched and composed by SNJO director Tommy Smith, depicting the forces of nature in graphic dimensions, the World of the Gods presents a unique musical adventure by true masters of their respective arts.
Date & Venue
|Thursday 8th April||St Andrews, Byre Theatre||8:00pm||01334 475 000|
|Friday 9th April||Edinburgh, Queen’s Hall||8.30pm||0131 668 2019|
|Saturday 10th April||Glasgow, RSAMD Concert Hall||7.30pm||0141 332 5057|
|Sunday 11th April||Stirling, MacRoberts||8.00pm||01786 466 666|