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Taiko Drums

  • Shouting, rhythmic banging and laughter fill the hallways of Jewett Auditorium in Caldwell. People beat large wooden dowel-shaped sticks on makeshift drums: large plastic trash cans, bottoms removed and covered with a thick layer of packing tape. Until March and the stay-a-t-home order, the local drumming group Kawa Taiko practiced together weekly.