Yodo Kurahashi II

My teacher of shakuhachi. Kurahashi-sensei is one of the finest players in the world, and the embodiment of an ancient playing style going back generations in Kyoto.

 

Koto-no-koto

All about the string instruments of Japan. Resources, links to musicians etc.

 

Yoko Hiraoka

Master of Biwa, Koto, Shamisen and Jiuta voice. Yoko Hiraoka is a recording artist, performer and teacher.

 

Shakuhachi Summer Camp

The most wonderful annual venue in the USA for all shakuhachi players. Fabulous teaching, delightful surroundings, good food.

 

Duo Sky

Duo Sky are two senior master musicians performing rare Japanese traditional ensemble music from the Edo period and beyond.

 

Shakuachi website of Wolfgang fuygen Hessler

Wolfgang has created a beautiful site as a focus of shakuhachi activity in Switzerland.

 

European Shakuhachi Society

The growing community of players in the European countries are gathering online.

 

Komuso.com

This site is a storehouse of everything shakuhachi-particularly the history and origins of the shakuhachi in Japan: players, recordings, teacher directory etc.

 

Torsten Olafsson

Torsten Olafsson, a Danish shakuhachi player and Myoan scholar, has a very informative site.

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International Shakuhachi Society A comprehensive and detailed look into the discography and personalities in the world of shakuhachi.

Koto-no-Koto All about the string instruments of Japan. Resources, links to musicians etc.

Yoko Hiraoka Master of koto, shamisen and Jiuta voice. Yoko Hiraoka is a recording artist, performer and teacher.

Shakuhachi Summer Camp The most wonderful annual venue in the USA for all shakuhachi players. Fabulous teaching, delightful surroundings, good food.

Sparkling Beatnik Records Phil James's contribution to Japanese music recordings in this country is outstanding. Check out the variety of CD's his company issues.

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