Takeru Matsushita - Special Guest from Japan, Wa-Daiko Drum
His first experience with Taiko was to help start Wa-Daiko Club in his high school at age 17.
In 1995, Takeru joined Yamato- one of the major professional Taiko groups in Japan. As one of the main performers for Yamato, he has given over 2,500 performances in more than 50 countries and regions.
In 2016 he retired from Yamato and is currently performing as a solo artist and collaborating with many talented artist in continuing his career to create his passions in life. From his experiences played all over the world, his aim is to share the space between the performers and create a sense of unity with audiences.