TCA Partner Program

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The TCA Partner Program connects a network of taiko vendors with taiko players. Partner vendors welcome TCA members to enjoy special discounts.

Member Access

The TCA Partner Program is a members-only benefit. When you join TCA, you receive a link to your personalized TCA Proof of Membership form. Submit your Proof of Membership to a vendor of your choice to be eligible for their special offer.

If you lose your link for TCA Proof of Membership, please contact membership@taikocommunityalliance.org and we will re-send the link to your personalized TCA Proof of Membership form.

Participating Vendors

Asano Taiko U.S. 

Asano Taiko U.S. is the North American subsidiary of Asano Taiko, highly respected taiko makers since 1609 based in Matto, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. Asano Taiko U.S. sells, taiko, bachi, and other taiko accessories at their store in Torrance, California. They also host and support the Los Angeles Taiko Institute (LATI) in their Torrance facility. Identify Asano Taiko U.S. on your TCA Proof of Membership form and you’ll be eligible for a 5% discount on all products on-line and in person at the store (20909 S. Western Ave., Torrance, California), excluding course tuition.

Taiko.Biz 

Taiko.Biz is a self-described “hobby business serving taiko players by taiko players”, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with Wendy Jedlicka at its helm. Taiko.Biz offers taiko stuff for taiko players. Their website serves as both product store and taiko resource. Visit it and get lost in innovative taiko products and ideas. Their taiko practices and performances may add time to custom orders, so be sure to order early. Target Taiko.Biz with your TCA Proof of Membership form and they will provide you with a discount.

TaikoCat

TaikoCat is the creation of Yurika Chiba, artistic staff member of San Jose Taiko and San Jose Japantown artist. It is the source for taiko t-shirts, prints, stickers, and pins awash in wabisabi and whimsy. Over the years TaikoCat has befriended Taiko Bunny and Taiko Dog and expanded to include hand-made cards, bookmarks, and prints. Share your TCA Proof of Membership form with TaikoCat and receive a 10% discount on your on-line orders at taikocat.com. And learn more about Yurika at yurikachiba.com.

TaikoMom Bachi Bags

Inspired and encouraged by her taiko sons, TaikoMom Teri Hirota creates custom-made bachi bags that are practical, personal, and fun. Select a fabric from TaikoMom’s taiko-themed collection or arrange to send her your own fabric. Then work with her to ensure that your bachi and belongings will move in style from home to practice to gigs and back again in their own TaikoMom Bachi Bag. Direct your TCA Proof of Membership form to TaikoMom and she’ll gladly grant you 5% off your order.

Taiko With Toni

For Denver audiences Taiko With Toni is taiko shared with flair and care through school shows, workshops, and performances. For the taiko community at-large Taiko With Toni is Toni Yagami working her magic to protect our instruments. Taiko With Toni is the source for custom-fit travel bags for taiko. Toni also crafts bags for fue, chappa, kane, and bachi. Toni’s bags can be customized for any size taiko with pockets,  handles and holders to order. Share your TCA Proof of Membership with Toni and she’ll apply a 5% discount to your one-of-a-kind bag.

For More Information

If you are a taiko vendor and would like to participate in the TCA Partner Program, please contact Toni Yagami, toni@taikocommunityalliance.org.

If you are a TCA Member and would like help with or have feedback about the TCA Partner Program, please contact Toni Yagami, toni@taikocommunityalliance.org.