Daiko is a generic Japanese term for many different styles of drums. Here is some info on the various styles of Japanese drums made by Miyoshi Daiko. From San Jose Taiko site. For more, see the Taiko link also in this History & Culture section.

Check out this video below of Kodo – “O-Daiko” (japenese drummers), a very impressive workout.

Below is an impressive Youtube video performance of the Senzoku Gakuen College of Music.

Don’t miss this piece of history, Blue Man Group and the Kodo Drummers