Fue and Taiko artist Kaoru Watanabe, formerly of KODO, opened the Kaoru Watanabe Taiko Center this Fall in the Prospect Heights section of Brooklyn. On December 21 at 4pm, Watanabe is celebrating the Winter solstice with a concert and recital to benefit the center. Kaoru will be experimenting with a new instrument created by glass sculptor Edison Orso.
Special guest performers include Will Calhoun, drummer for the legendary rock band Living Colour, and frequent collaborators master tap impresario Tamango and Elaine Wang of Lee & Wang Dance.
Kaoru Watanabe Taiko Center
Suggested admission fee: $10 for adults
Renate Albertsen- Marton Space Village`Gureje
886 Pacific St. (corner of Pacific and Washington in the Prospect Heights section of Brooklyn)