Atsushi Hasebe was born in 1963 at Fukushima, Japan. While in
high school he studied electronics. His association with Shinji
Shumeikai and taiko began in 1983. As a member of the Ensemble,
he plays the chu-daiko and the flute.
Among his favorite pastimes are strolling in nature and Natural
"My wish for our younger members is that they develop new
points of view so that they can create something that has not
the full text of Atsushi Hasebes thoughts on the art of
taiko, click here.