Reduction 7 – The Ginten Legacy

Event Type
Event Description

The sleekness and effervescence of jazz meets the dynamism and boldness of the taiko drum in a concert of unreleased materials from 1970’s original taiko theater – the Gintenkai in Tokyo. Classical masters Hyakkyou Fukuhara (flute/percussion), Chizuru Kineya (shamisen) and Shijuro Tachibana (kabuki dance), will be joined by a critically acclaimed roster of jazz artists including percussionist Hamid Drake, poet and musician Coco Elysses; JoVia Armstrong, the winner of Black Women in Jazz Awards’ 2014 Best Black Female Percussionist of the Year and, direct from France, drummer and improviser and Yuko Oshima.

Running Time
2 hours
Dance Styles
Modern / Contemporary
Traditional/Indigenous Dance


Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

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