Yamato: The Drummers of Japan bring an adrenaline infused performance to the Quick Center

Media Contact: Jennifer Prat, jprat@fairfield.edu, 203-254-4000 ext. 2979

“It was simply captivating. The incredible talent and sheer enjoyment of what they do was plain to see.” — The Evening Post (UK)

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (January 26, 2016) — Experience raw intensity and passion when Yamato: The Drummers of Japan take the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts stage to perform their original composition, “BAKUON” – Legend of the Heartbeat, on Monday, February 22, 2016 at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $50, $45, $35, and $5 for Fairfield University students. For tickets, visit www.quickcenter.com or call the box office at 203-254-4010 or toll free at 1-877-ARTS-396.

Founded in Japan’s Nara Prefecture in 1993, Yamato has traveled to 51 countries and regions, performing on traditional Wadaiko drums. These renowned drummers pour the spirit of Japan into their instruments, offering a heart-pounding experience unlike any other! For the members of Yamato, every encounter with their listeners is unique. Their goal is “to send their audience home with a new vitality and passion for life.”

This performance is sponsored by The Westport Inn, H.J. Baker, and Moffly Media.

Pictured: Yamato: The Drummers of Japan. Credit: Masa Ogawa

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Posted on January 27, 2016

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