Mark Alcock

Mark Alcock

Mark Alcock, leader and founder of Taiko Meantime, studied and performed Taiko drumming with the Tennon Daiko drummers of Wakayama prefecture in Southern Japan. On his return, to England in 1994, he began playing with the brilliant Japanese percussionist Joji Hirota. He plays original Taiko compositions, but with roots based firmly in a rich bed of traditional Taiko rhythums and techniques from all over Japan.