Isshin means “one heart”. Isshin Daiko strives to create music that echoes the sound of the first drum, the heart. It is a Toronto-based group that plays traditional Japanese instruments including taiko (drum), fue (bamboo flutes) and chappa (cymbals).Isshin has performed throughout Ontario, as well as the U.S, and Tobago. Isshin Daiko celebrated their 10th Anniversary with a CD and their 20th Anniversary with a concert at the Al Green Theatre.