LATI Introduction

The Los Angeles Taiko Institute (LATI) is a dedicated taiko (Japanese drumming) school in Torrance, CA offering 12-week courses, drop-in classes, multi-day intensives, and one-time workshops on a variety of taiko topics.

The "Learn-Taiko!" link above provides the full list of classes at the Institute!

LATI is housed at Asano Taiko U.S. a full-service taiko maker offering exquisite Japanese drums and accessories, as well as on-site taiko repair and reskinning.

Los Angeles Taiko Institute/Asano Taiko U.S. location:
20909 S. Western Ave.
Torrance, CA 90501

Asano Taiko US and LATI on Common Cents

The Torrance CitiCABLE TV program has completed a 15-minute "Common Cents" feature on Asano Taiko US. It features interviews with Katsuji, Yuta, and me, plus shots of Asano Taiko US, LATI classes, and Mochi Mochi. It's well done and captures some of the great vibe of ATUS/LATI and the camaraderie of our community. Check it out!