by Jarrett Hoffman
Percussion music is full of nuance, but you can also boil it down to the single, simple action of striking something. And whether you’re the one doing that, or you’re watching it happen, it can be cathartic, which is one reason why that genre might feel particularly welcome during a time that still has its share of anxiety.
Indeed, catharsis was on full display — as well as beautiful theatricality and impressive subtlety — during a live-streamed concert by taiko ensemble Yume Daiko on April 25 at the Maltz Performing Arts Center, presented as part of the venue’s Silver Hall Series. [Read more…]