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Toki- Aki

DOZAN FUJIWARA

Toki- Aki

Ref: FSD7040


Price: 24.99

One of the leading shakuhachi players in Japan. Fujiwara's shakuhachi is accompanied by koto.

1. Song of Autumn 2. Chrysanthemum and Flowing Water 3. Myriads of Maples 4. Pine Wind


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Mogaribue

KUNIHIRO IZUMI

Mogaribue

Ref: FSD7002


Price: 19.99

Solo album of shakuhachi from musician known as the saxophone player with Shibusashirazu and Satoko Fujii Orchestra, and also solo guitarist, singer-songwriter, sax player and multi-instrumentalist. Izumi plays different types of shakuhachi and makes his own plastic ones which he plays on some tracks. Improvisation, effects, overdubbing, noise, ambient, traditional, jazz and other sounds, on extraordinary album. From improvised jazz masterpieces to Japanese folk

1. Mogaribue - improvisation suite - before 2. Mogaribue - improvisation suite -after 3. Song for Che 4. Wise One 5. Baka wa miru 6. Improvisation - 8 + 6 length bamboo flutes, Suite- Song for Minority 7. Akita Kusakariuta 8. Akita Obaku 9. Kagaira Bushi 10. Akita Umakata Uta


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Music for Zen Meditation - Shakuhachi Japanese Flute

RODRIGO RODRIGUEZ

Music for Zen Meditation - Shakuhachi Japanese Flute

Ref: FSD6832


Price: 17.99

New album from the Argentine born, Spanish shakuhachi player. Rodrigo studied shakuhachi in Japan under Kakizakai Kaoru and has performed around the world. On Music for Zen Meditation, he plays famous traditional pieces such as Shika no Tone and Tsuru no Sugomori and his own compositions. Beautifully played and recorded with occasional water sounds to enhance the experience.

1. Shika No Tone: The Distant Call Of The Deer 2. Sanya: Mountain Valley 3. Bright Pearl 4. Tears in Rain 5. Mountain Child 6. Within Forest Twilight 7. Kumoi Jishi: Cloud Lion 8. Upon This Earth 9. Hitomi: Eyes 10. In The Stream 11. Kinhin: Walking Zen 12. Komoro Mago Uta: A Pack-Horse Driver's Song Of Komoro 13. Tsuru No Sugomori: The Cranes Nesting 14. Akita Sugagaki: The Wind In The Reeds

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Michi - 15th Anniversary (CD+DVD)

DOZAN FUJIWARA

Michi - 15th Anniversary (CD+DVD)

Ref: FSD6800


Price: 25.99

Best of album marking the15 year anniversary of the solo career of the leading shakuhachi player of his generation. Contains many collaborations.

CD1

1. (Sinske) Kochi 2. (Kobudo) Isshin 3. (Kobudo) Hakubo No Kane 4. (Kobudo) Michi Haruka 5. (Steude Quartet) Minori 6.(Steude Quartet) Roman Nepi Tancok: Bot-tanc 7.(Steude Quartet) Roman Nepi Tancok: Braul 8. (Steude Quartet) Roman Nepi Tancok: Toppogo 9. (Steude Quartet) Roman Nepi Tancok: Bucsumi Tanc 10.(Steude Quartet) Roman Nepi Tancok: Roman Polka-aprozo 11. (Steude Quartet) La Festa 12. Hana Ni Dai 1 (Hanaakari) 13. Hana Ni Dai 2. (Hanafubuki0 14. (Ayano Uema) Michi Akari 15. Sora Wo Koku Mu Sha- shuukyoku -super Kabuki 2 (Sora Wo Koku Mu Sha-wakaki Busshi No Monogatari) yori 16. Eiga (Tezuka Osamu No Budda-akai Sabaku Yo!utsukushiku) main theme 17. San

DVD

1. Amazing Grace 2015 2. San

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Shakuhachi Rock - Enka Side (On Demand CD)

MINORU MURAOKA

Shakuhachi Rock - Enka Side (On Demand CD)

Ref: FSD6772


Price: 19.99

Minoru Muraoka (1923- 2014) started playing shakuhachi as a teenager. By the 1950s, feeling constrained by the traditional music world, branched out into jazz scene that was popular at the time. Other shakuhachi players, such as Hozan Yamamoto, also began experimenting with jazz and other styles, but Muraoka almost exclusively performed in jazz, rock and other styles. Some of the original vinyl releases have become rare collectable items. Originally released December 1970. Muraoka plays hit enka songs of the day on shakuhachi.

1. Yume wa Yoru Hiraku 2. Hana to Cho 3. Casba no Onna 4. Mennai Chidori 5. Kimikoso Waga Inochi 6. Yunomachi Elegy 7. Uramachi Jinsei 8. Onna no Blues 9. Toshiue no Onna 10. Niizumakyo 11. Shinjuku no Onnna 12. Meiji Ichidai Onna


Shakuhachi Rock - Wasei Pops Hen (On Demand CD)

MINORU MURAOKA AND THE LIFE THEATERS

Shakuhachi Rock - Wasei Pops Hen (On Demand CD)

Ref: FSD6773


Price: 19.99

Originally released April 1971, Muraoka plays hit pop and group sounds songs which were popular when the album was released.

1. Blue Chateau 2. Makka na Taiyo 3. Kaettekita Yopparai 4. Yuhi ga Naiteiru 5. Wakamonotachi 6. Swan no Namida 7. Kaze 8. Barairo no Kumo 9. Kimi to Itsumademo 10. Bara ga Saita 11. Seaside Bound 12. Omoide no Nagisa


Shakuhachi Rock - Matroos

MINORU MURAOKA AND THE LIFE THEATERS

Shakuhachi Rock - Matroos

Ref: FSD6774


Price: 19.99

Originally released July 1971. Muraoka plays enka songs themed around ports and sailors.

1. Kaeribune 2. Minatomachi Blues 3. Namida no Renrakusen 4. Onna no Hatoba 5. Hatoba dayo Ottotsuan 6. Tanker no Otoko 7. Shima no Funauta 8. Minatomachi Jusanbanchi 9. Ame no Holland-zaka 10. Tsukiyobune 11. Anko Tsubaki wa Koi no Hana


Shakuhachi- Blue Light Yokohama (On Demand CD)

MINORU MURAOKA & HIS NEW HIT SOUNDS

Shakuhachi- Blue Light Yokohama (On Demand CD)

Ref: FSD6712


Price: 18.99

Orginally released in 1969, shakuhachi player Minoru Muraoka and his band play Japanese pop tunes of the 1960s, including big hits such as the title track. Wonderful, evocative music.

1. Blue Light Yokohama 2. Mishiranu Sekai 3. Swan no Naimda 4. Kaerimichi wa Tookatta 5. Hana wa Maboroshi 6. Mizuiro no Sekai 7. Toshiue no Onna 8. Goodnight Baby 9. Jun-ao 10. Namida no Kisetsu 11. Ame no Asakusa 12. Kareinaru Yuwaku

An On Demand CD is produced by the original record company. The music is recorded onto a CD-R from the master, and the jacket digitally printed.



Genchi Hisamoto Works by Namba Chikuzan

NAMBA CHIKUZAN

Genchi Hisamoto Works by Namba Chikuzan

Ref: FSD6549


Price: 14.99

Compositions from Genchi Hisamoto (1903-1976) one of the greatest composers, performed and produced by shakuhachi player Chikuzan Namba. The six compostions chosen are some of the most popular, with three tracks, Yume, Tsukiyo and Kansha no Ichinichi arranged in Namba's own interpretation, very different from the originals. Players are Chikuzan Namba (shakuhachi), Seiko Hisamoto, Masae Shinbo, Eriko Arai, Yoshie Arai (koto).

1. Yume 2. Haru no Megumi 3. Kibo no Hikari 4. Tsukiyo 5. Heiwa no Hikari 6. Kansha no Ichinichi


Modan - Teruo Furuya Meets Keisuke Doi Vol. 1

TERUO FUYUYA

Modan - Teruo Furuya Meets Keisuke Doi Vol. 1

Ref: FSD6550


Price: 14.99

Collaboration album between composer Teruo Furuya and shakuhachi player Keisuke Doi who learned classical shakuhachi from Katsuya Yokoyama. Includes duo with flute, shamisen, koto, shakuhachi ensemble and shakuhachi duo. Players are Teruo Furuya, Kazushi Matama, Kaoru Kakizakai (shakuhachi), Tomoko Nosaka (flute), Sanomoe Kineya (shamisen), Mizuka Onishi (koto).

1. Futae no Rasencho 2. Shichiku Rokudan 3. Shika no Tone - Kosmos 4. Yumeji Modan - Soshun, Harumatsu Hito, Yoimachigusa ni daisu 5. Chikujokada - Mui, Jion, Shinju, Umpa, Shinen 6. Shunshoen


Modern Shakuhachi Method

MINORU MURAOKA

Modern Shakuhachi Method

Ref: FSD6487


Price: 18.99

CDR-re-release of 1972 album, with shakuhachi accompanied by drums and piano on renditions of hit songs of the day.

1. El Condor Pasa 2. Melody Fair 3. Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head 4. Hey Jude 5. Love Story 6. Born Free 7. Mamy Blue 8. Sound Of Silence The 9. More 10. Love Is Blue 11. Alfie 12. Du Soleil Plein Les Yeux


Fudo

TERUO FURUYA, KAZUSHI MADAMA, KAORU KAKIZAKAI

Fudo

Ref: FSD6435


Price: 24.99

Wonderful album of three shakuhachi players. Beautifully played and recorded. Teruo Furuya (born 1949) studied under Katsuya Yokoyama and is one of the most respected shakuhachi players in Japan today, teaching at NHK Culture Centre, at universities and the international arm of Yokoyama's school, and has taught many foreign students of shakuhachi. Fudo is a cycle of five pieces, that were composed between 1965 and 1987.

Five tracks, Fudo 1-5. Listen to samples of all.



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Shakupellers 3

SHAKUPELLERS

Shakupellers 3

Ref: FSD6438


Price: 9.99

Shakuhachi players accompanied by violin, koto, shamisen and percussion. Five tracks including covers of pop tunes.



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The Road of Hasekura Tsunenaga

RODRIGO RODRIGUEZ

The Road of Hasekura Tsunenaga

Ref: FSD6365


Price: 17.99

Rodrigo Rodriguez was born in Argentina, but moved to Spain as a child. In Japan he studied shakuhachi and since gone on to perform shakuahchi around the world. This album is dedicated to the Japanese samurai Hasekura Rokuemon Tsunenaga (1571-1622) who between 1613 and 1620 headed a diplomatic mission to the Vatican, travelling through Spain and other parts of Europe. Traditional, contemporary and original pieces are beautifully performed with help from British shakuhachi player Justin Williams on several shakuhachi duets, and harpist Elena Armenteros. This project was part of the Dual Year Spain/Japan 2013/14, and was apparently selected as a gift for Prince Naruhito when he visited Spain. Impressive playing, beautifully recorded with English liner notes.

1. Kumoi Jishi 2. Sagari Ha 3. 5 October 1614 4. Sanya Sugagaki 5. Shika no Tone 6. Kogarashi 7. Azuma Jishi 8. Dialogues King Phillip III 9. Departures to Rome 10. Azuma Jishi Duet 11. Beneath High Cliffs 12. Towards God (Hasekura's baptism) 13. Arrival in Sendai



Shakuhachi Meets Jazz Piano - Live at Pleyel - Sakura

HOMEI MATSUMOTO, YUKIHIKO MITSUKA

Shakuhachi Meets Jazz Piano - Live at Pleyel - Sakura

Ref: FSD6360


Price: 26.99

Collaboration album by shakuhachi player Yukihiko Mitsuka, a member of Tone and Essence Again, and jazz pianist/arranger Homei Matsumoto. Mitsuka has played with a number of musicians including taiko drummer Eitetsu Hayashi and Hamza El Din. This album is a mixture of Japanese tunes played on shakuhachi with piano accompaniment plus popular and jazz standards played on shakuhachi. Great musicianship makes this album stand out from similar ones over the years. Nice mix of styles and moods.

1. Sakura 2. Esashi 3. Hietsuki Bushi 4. Ashita 5. Fly Me To The Moon 6. Scarborough Fair 7. Furusato 8. Summertime 9. Georgia On My Mind 10. Moon Liver 11. Houshun 12. Inori



Yutaka Makino Works 1

VARIOUS

Yutaka Makino Works 1

Ref: FSD6358


Price: 26.99

Several of Japan's leading koto and shakuhachi players perform the works of the late composer Yutaka Makino, one of the most important composers of modern koto music. Musicians are Tomoko Sunazaki (koto), Yuko Yamazaki (koto), Atsuko Kida (koto, seventeen stringed koto), Noriko Matsuzaka (koto, seventeen stringed koto), Norihiro Ishikawa (twenty stringed koto), Kuniyoshi Sugawara (shakuhachi), Chikuzan Nanba (shakuhachi), Reizan Tanabe (shakuhachi), Norie Tomobuchi (vocal, koto).

1. Hitori Shizuka 2. Sake 3. Manyo eno Izanai 4. Fumon 5. Kojo no Tsuki Genso-kyoku


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Ototabi (Musical Journey)

KOBUDO

Ototabi (Musical Journey)

Ref: FSD6356


Price: 26.99

New album by Kobudo, an instrumental trio of Dozan Fujiwara (shakuhachi), Nobuo Furukawa (violin) and Takeshi Senoo (piano). On this album, they go back to their beginning, writing new tunes together as well as performing some classical compositions. Marimba player Sinske is guest on track eight.

1. Inochi - Tabidachi no Tokini 2. Concierto de Aranjuez Adajio 3. Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum 4. Hotaru 5. La Fiesta 6. Kumo ga Nagareru Gogo 7. Hungarian Raphsodies No.2 8. Lezginka 9. Aka Tombo 10. Michi Haruka 11. Legacy - Haruka naru Mirai e 12. Snow



Essence Again

YUKIHIKO MITSUKA, MIHOKO ONO

Essence Again

Ref: FSD6252


Price: 23.99

Classic Japanese pop songs performed and arranged by shakuhachi player Yukihiko Mitsuka. Originally released about 20 years ago on cassette, this is a new version, newly recorded. Accompaniment by koto player Mihoko Ono. Mitsuka is a member of the group Tone, and has performed with a artists ranging from taiko drummer Eitetsu Hayashi and Nubian oud player Hamza El Din.

1. Yuki no Hana 2. Jupiter 3. Shonen Jidai 4. Okina Furudokei 5. Isso Serenade 6. Koi no Yokan 7. Wine Red no Kokoro 8. Olive no Kubikazari 9. Senjo no Merry Chirstmas 10. Longing Love 11. Toki no Nagare 12. Silk Road - Eien no Michi


Silence Mind

KENJI IKEGAMI

Silence Mind

Ref: FSD6192


Price: 17.99

Kenji Ikegami is a classical shakuhachi (bamboo flute) player and electronic musician and he combines these two divergent skills with great dexterity to produce music of a haunting quality.

1. Silence Mind 2. Hint Breath 3. Over Head 4. Silence Mind (Juzu Mix)



Voyage - Works for Shakuhachi by Marty Regan performed by Shozan Tanabe

SHOZAN TANABE

Voyage - Works for Shakuhachi by Marty Regan performed by Shozan Tanabe

Ref: FSD6190


Price: 15.99

Shakuhachi player Shozan Tanabe plays compositions by American composer Marty Regan. Regan (born 1972) has steadily made a name for himself as a composer of works for Japanese traditional music. Most of the tracks, except for the title track) were commissioned by Tanabe at the 2008 World Shakuhachi Festival in Sydney. Tanabe's shakuhachi is accompanied by an excellent ensemble featuring Miki Maruta (shamisen), Atsuko Kida (seventeen string koto), Gen Takeuchi, Etsuko Hirano (violin), Saeko Wakiya (viola) Masabumi Sekiguchi (violincello), Keizo Mizoiri (contrabass) Includes English liner notes.

1. Summer Dances (2011) -Natsu no Mai 2. Voyage 3. Hydrangea (Ajisai) 4. Two Moments for Solo Shakuhachi (Solo ni Yoru Futasu no Shunkan)



Bamboo

MINORU MURAOKA

Bamboo

Ref: FSD6178


Price: 14.99

Shakuhachi, plus koto and even biwa accompanied by bass and jazzy drums on selection of jazz, rock and pop tunes.

1.Take Five 2. Mogamigawa Funauta 3. The Positive And The Negative 4. And I Love Her 5. The House Of The Rising Sun 6. Do You Know The Way To San Jose 7. Soul Bamboo 8. Call Me 9. Scarborough Fair



Harlem Nocturne - Bamboo Flute Miracle Sounds

MINORU MURAOKA, KIYOSHI YAMAYA

Harlem Nocturne - Bamboo Flute Miracle Sounds

Ref: FSD6173


Price: 24.99

Originally released in 1967. Minoru Muraoka plays jazz and bossa nova on shakuhachi arranged by jazz musician / arranger Kiyoshi Yamaya.

1. Harlem Nocturne 2. Taboo 3. Yesterday 4. Baby Elephant Walk 5. The Shadow Of Your Smile 6. Autumn Leaves 7. Take Five 8. Strangers In The Night 9. Johnny Guitar 10. Summer Time 11. Danny Boy 12. Meditation



Korezo Modern Shakuhachi (This Is Modern Shakuhachi) Vol.2

MINORU MURAOKA

Korezo Modern Shakuhachi (This Is Modern Shakuhachi) Vol.2

Ref: FSD6174


Price: 24.99

Originally released in 1968. Shakuhachi player Minoru Muraoka plays jazz with Kiyoshi Yamaya and The All Stars. Shakuhachi, western flute, and jazz backing.

1. A Man and A Woman 2. Caravan 3. The In-Crowd 3. My Funny Valentine 4. Comin' Home Baby 5. Black Orfeu 6. Girl from Ipanema 7. Mas Que Nada 8. Days of Wines and Roses 9. Right Now 10. Quiet Night of Quiet Stars 11. St. Louis Blues



Okraulo

AKIHISA KOMINATO, SHUHEI HOSAKA

Okraulo

Ref: FSD6045


Price: 26.99

The okraulo is a flute derived from the shakuhachi, keyed like a concert flute, and invented by Baron Okura (Kihachiro Okura, 1882-1963) in 1935. The sound of the okraulo is revived on this album played by shakuhachi player Akihisa Kominato playing an instrument made in 1935. Accomapnied and arranged by piano player Shuhei Hosaka who also wrote some tracks on this album.

1. Sakutaro no Theme 2. Okraulo no tameno Aria 3. Roman Toro 4. Chagar no Koibitotachi 5. Yama no Asa 6. Kono Michi Niwa no Chigusa 7. Sakura Sakura


Mononofu / Warriors

KIYOSHI YOSHIDA FEAT. YUKIHIKO MITSUKA

Mononofu / Warriors

Ref: FSD5956


Price: 26.99

Composer/producer Kiyoshi Yoshida studied at Berklee College of Music, and has become known for his combination of Eastern and Western elements on various allbums, film and TV soundtracks and fashion shows. On this album, he collaborates with shakuhachi player Yukihiko Mitsuka, a member of the group Tone. Nice mix of sounds. Listen to samples of all tracks by clicking on the Listen button.

1. Warriors 2. Moment 3. Brilliance of Edo 4. Collage1 / Bush Warbler 5. Frontier 6. Blinking Out 7. The Sword 8. Collage2 / /The Aftermath 9. Like the Wind 10. Zen 11.Kabuto 12. Five Stars



Festa

DOZAN FUJIWARA & STEUDE QUARTET

Festa

Ref: FSD5864


Price: 26.99

Album by shakuhachi player together with Steude Quartet, comprised of members of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, contiuning the orchestra's long tradition of spawning string quartets. Fujiwara and Steude Quartet first performed together in Japan in 2008, and have continued to play together whenever possible. This album features old and new masterpieces from the East and West includes two songs written by Fujiwara and onother two songs by Michiru Oshima who also arranged the tracks on this album.



Shakuhachi & Koto - Mandom

MINORU MURAOKA & TADAO SAWAI

Shakuhachi & Koto - Mandom

Ref: FSD5797


Price: 25.99

Superb bossa nova album recorded in 1971 by koto player Tadao Sawai and shakuahchi player Minoru Muraoka. They are joined by other artists such as Kayoko Iju and Union All Stars.

1. A Girl From Ipanema 2. Lovers Of The World 3. Black Olfeu 4. Do You Know The Way To San Jose 5. Rain 6. More 7. Un Homme et Une Femme 8. Mr. Mandy 9. Fool On The Hill 10. Fly Me To The Moon 11. El Condor Pasa 12. Meditation


Itsukushimi (Love)

KOBUDO

Itsukushimi (Love)

Ref: FSD5772


Price: 26.99

Second album from the excellent instrumental trio of Dozan Fujiwara (shakuhachi), Nobuo Furukawa (cello) and Takeshi Senoo (piano). On this album they collaborate with well known singers such as Miki Imai and Rimi Natsukawa.

1. Tokiko Kato / Kizuna 2. Inochi no Hikari 3. Rimi Natsukawa / Ruri-iro no Chikyu 4. Hanabi no Ato 5. Miki Imai / Natsu no Hi 6. Hope At Sunrise 7. Ayano Uema / Itsukushimi 8. Hakubo no Kane Chihei o Wataru Kaze ni 9. Michiko Hayashi / Tsubasa


Dozan Fujiwara 10th Anniversary Concert (San)

DOZAN FUJIWARA

Dozan Fujiwara 10th Anniversary Concert (San)

Ref: FSD5737


Price: 22.99

Live album of Fujiwara's 10th anniversary concert held in Tokyo November 2010. Fujiwara plays compositions by his teacher Hozan Yamamoto accompanied by other shakuhachi players and seventeen stringed koto.

1.Take No Gunzou 2. Shakuhachi Dokusou Kyoku Take No Shiki (Haru) 3. Shakuhachi Dokusou Kyoku Take No Shiki (Natsu) 4. Shakuhachi Dokusou Kyoku Take No Shiki (Aki) 5. Shakuhachi Dokusou Kyoku Take No Shiki (Fuyu) 6. Shakuhachi To Juunana Gen No Tame No Touge Bana


Yukimagusa- Shinzan Yamamoto Collection 2

SHINZAN YAMAMOTO

Yukimagusa- Shinzan Yamamoto Collection 2

Ref: FSD5736


Price: 26.99

Second album from the son of the great master Hozan Yamamoto. Various poetic compositions that include a shakuhachi solo, a concerto, a duo with koto and seventeen stringed koto, and an ensemble with percussion. All compositions by Shinzan Yamamoto.

1. Nagori No Iro 2. Kouro Dai 1 Shou Ichibanboshi 3. Kouro Dai 2 Shou Natsu No Yoi 4. Kouro Dai 3 Shou Suzukaze 5. Minori Dai 1 Shou 6. Minori Dai 2 Shou 7. Minori Dai 3 Shou 8. Hanano Dai 1 Shou Aki No Kehai 9. Hanano Dai 2 Shou Iwashigumo 10. Hanano Dai 3 Shou Hananokaze 11. Yukimagusa Dai 1 Shou Yuki No Harema 12. Yukimagusa Dai 2 Shou Mezame 13. Yukimagusa Dai 3 Shou Harumeku 14. Shakuhachi Kyousoukyoku 2 Dai 1 Gakushou 15. Shakuhachi Kyousoukyoku 2 Dai 2 Gakushou 16. Shakuhachi Kyousoukyoku 2 Dai 3 Gakushou


Zui

ZUI - TOMOYA HARA, BRUCE HUEBNER

Zui

Ref: FSD5713


Price: 24.99

New album by Zui, featuring American, Japan resident, shakuhachi player Bruce Huebner and long time collaborator jazz electric guitarist Tomoyo Hara plus Saori Sendo (percussion) and Mark Turian (bass). Shakuhachi plus electric guitar sounds like an unlikely pairing but the chemistry between the pair is clear to hear. Added to the jazz, blues mix are some Brazilian rhythms. Mix of original and famous Japanese folk and pop tunes.

1. Highway 395 2. Kiss Me Now 3. Sunayama 4. Naima 5. We Feel Good - Shakuhachi no Kishu 6. Icarus 7. Lullaby 8. Ue o Muite Arukou 9. Sasoriza 10. Aka-tombo, Yuyake Koyame 11. Zui Zui Zukkorobashi



Daiginjo - Aged 69 Years

HOZAN YAMAMOTO & SOUL MATES

Daiginjo - Aged 69 Years

Ref: FSD5711


Price: 22.99

69 year old shakuhachi legend Hozan Yamamoto collaborates with Soul Mates, two guitar players Shuji Takaya and Masa Oya and piano player/singer Mami. As always with Hozan, brilliantly performed and original.

1. Nihon no Shiki yori - Prologue 2. Takeda no Komoriuta 3. Concierto de Aranjuez 4. The Water is Wide 5. Daiginjo 6. Kokiriko Bushi 7. Nihon no Shiki yori - Epilogue


Koto. Sebastian Bach Collection

TADAO SAWAI, KAZUE SAWAI, HOZAN YAMAMOTO

Koto. Sebastian Bach Collection

Ref: FSD5698


Price: 19.99

Three greats of the Japanese traditional music world, Tadao Sawai (koto), Kazue Sawai (koto) and Hozan Yamamoto (shakuhachi) play the music of Bach, accompanied by jazzy drums, bass and guitar. Brilliant album, originally released in 1971, 23 tracks.



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San

DOZAN FUJIWARA

San

Ref: FSD5479


Price: 22.99

Dozan Fujiwara is possibly, the current leading shakuhachi player in Japan. He studied under the great Living National Treasure Hozan Fujiwara. On this album, Dozan plays the music of his master, Hozan Yamamoto with great skill on a truly beautiful recording.

1. Shakuhachi Nijuusoukyoku Take 2. Shakuhachi Nijuusoukyoku Take 3. Shakuhachi Nijuusoukyoku Take 4. Shakuhachi Dokusoukyoku Kanotsu 5. Shakuhachi To Juunanagen No Tame No Tougebana 6. Shakuhachi Dokusou Kyoku Kumoi Chou 7. Shakuhachi To Flute No Tame No Sanrai 8. Shakuhachi Nijuusoukyoku San Ban Tsuidou 9. Shakuhachi Nijuusoukyoku San Ban Tsuidou 10. Shakuhachi Nijuusoukyoku San Ban Tsuidou



Doso Watazumi Archive Recordings

DOSO WATATSUMI

Doso Watazumi Archive Recordings

Ref: FSD5476


Price: 26.99

Master of zen style shakuhachi, Doso Watazumi [1910-1992] was a very influential shakuhachi player. He played a natural, unlacquered instrument, as in order to understand nature and oneself, he said, the shakuhachi has to be in it's rawest possible form. Not just a musician, he also practiced a vigorous physical discipline, shunned organized zen practice and created his own 'way of Watazumi'. This album was originally released in 1974 and is now issued on HQCD. Brilliant.

1. Sugomori 2. Honshirabe Azumajishi 3. Ajikan 4. Sakariha 5. Tousaji 6. Sanya 7. Reibo 8. 9. Jihi 11. Kokuo



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Musoushoku Muchoun (HQ-CD)

DOSO WATAZUMI

Musoushoku Muchoun (HQ-CD)

Ref: FSD5148


Price: 26.99

Re-release of a classic, influential shakuhachi album from 1974. Experimental, avant-garde shakuhachi playing that would influence a generation of new players taking the shakuhachi in new directions.

1. Honshirabe 2. Shingetsu 3. Tamuke 4. Shishi 5. Tsuru no Sugomori 6. Kyorei 7. Kyoku 8. Dai Otsugaeshi 9. Kaze 10. Sagarinani 11. Korosugagaki 12. Matsukaze



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Jazz Box 1967-1986 (10 CDs plus bonus CD)

HOZAN YAMAMOTO

Jazz Box 1967-1986 (10 CDs plus bonus CD)

Ref: FSD5078


Price: 199.99

Limited ediition 10 CD box set of shakuhachi maestro Hozan Yamamoto's extraordinary jazz output. A Living National Treasure, born in 1937, Yamamoto, head of the Hozan-kai school, caused a sensation when he made these albums. The ten jazz albums in this box set were released between 1967-1986 and include some live recordings such as 'Hakone Hachiri' 'Midare' and 'So Tired' from the 1967 Newport Jazz Festival. Comes with a booklet that includes his interviews, comments from jazz criticcs and a detailed biography.

The ten albums are ;

Shakuhachi and Bossa Nova (Bossa Nova Japanese Minyo Collection) (original release 1968)

Standard Numbers / Harlem Noctern by Shakuhachi (1969)

Shakuhachi : Easy Listening (1969)

Beautiful Bamboo Flute (1971)

Komoro Magouta (1974)

Hozan, Freezen + 1 (1980)

The Shakuhachi (1981)

Breath (1984) plus three live recordings from "Newport's Sharps and Flats" (1967) and one live recording from "All Japan Jazz Festival '68" (1968) )

Again and Again (1985)

Silky Adventure (1986)


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Amalgam- Shakuhachi & Piano

REI JIN & MINA JIN

Amalgam- Shakuhachi & Piano

Ref: FSD4994


Price: 26.99

Collaboration of Rei Jin (shakuhachi) Mina Jin (piano) plus bass clarinet and hayashi vocals.

1. Utsuroi 2. Kumo no Mio 3. Ao no Sukima 4. Yoru no Ohdo 5. Huyu no Gensou 6. Amalgam


Toki no Tsubasa

KOBUDO

Toki no Tsubasa

Ref: FSD4677


Price: 26.99

Third album from the semi classical trio featuring Dozan Fujiwara (shakuhachi), Nobuo Furukawa (cello) and Takeshi Senoo (piano). This time they play theme tunes from a TV news programme (News 23) dramas, films and other popular songs. Pleasant enough, as no doubt it aims to be, but not exactly groundbreaking.



Ten (CD + DVD)

DOZAN FUJIWARA

Ten (CD + DVD)

Ref: FSD5274


Price: 28.99

It's ten years since shakuhachi player Dozan Fujiwara made his first record, and this is his ten year anniversary best of album of tracks taken from the twelve albums released so far. Includes colaboration with the Tsugaru shamisen player Hiromitsu Agatsuma. Comes with DVD.

CD; 1. Kohaku no Michi 2. Ogon no Umi 3. Amazing Grace 4. Michi 5. Tompu 6. Morainaki 7. Bushi no Ichibu 8. Ukifunr - from Tale of Genji 9. Chiisana Sora 10. Skura Skura 11. Hyakka Ryoran - from Genroku Hanami Oodori 12. Sora -2010 version 13. Tsuru no Sugomori -short version 14. Hana - Ten Kakeru Ryu no Gotoku featuring Hiromitsu Agatsuma

DVD ; Bushi no Ichibu


Kokyo- Japanese Four Seasons on Shakuhachi

DOZAN FUJIWARA

Kokyo- Japanese Four Seasons on Shakuhachi

Ref: FSD4638


Price: 23.99

Dozan Fujiwara is currently, probably, Japan's leading young shakuhachi player. He learnt from Hozan Yamamoto, and is a master of the Tozan school, has collaborated with a variety of artists, including most recently Tomita, and plays regularly on TV and radio. He is accompanied by piano, bass and percussion on some tracks. 15 tracks inspired by the four seasons including Sakura, Sakura and Shima Uta.

1. Sakura Sakura 2. Kono Michi 3. Natsu no Omoide 4. Shimauta 5. Shiki 6. Shiki 7. Akatombo 8. Chiisana Sora 9. Muramatsuri 10. Kouyou 11. Kokyo 12. Petika 13. Takeda no Komoriuta 14. Tohku e ikitai 15. Soushunfu



Souten -Shinzan Yamamoto Collection I

SHINZAN YAMAMOTO

Souten -Shinzan Yamamoto Collection I

Ref: FSD4590


Price: 26.99

It can't be easy following in your father's footsteps as a shakuhachi player when your father is 'Living National Treasure' Hozan Yamamoto. Born in 1963, Shinzan has just released his first album, although he's been performing with ensembles since 1985 and started giving solo recitals in 1995. Traditional and original pieces. Shakuhachi plus Junko Masuda (17 stringed koto) and Michiko Matsui (koto and sangen).

1. Fuyuzakura 2. Junana-gen Nijuso-kyoku Souten 3. Shinonome 4. Nihon no Shakuhachi no Tameno Hisagi 5. Ogatama no Ki 6. Shakuhachi Kyoso-kyoku



Tami no Uta

KINOHACHI & ANIKIES

Tami no Uta

Ref: FSD4595


Price: 26.99

Shakuhachi player Kinohachi has teamed up with other like-minded musicians including Shinichi Kinoshita (tsugaru shamisen) Koji Motofuji (taiko), Eiji Sato (fue), Ryoichi Kitada (piano) and Morry (vocals) to perform modern style minyo.

1. Hoohai Bushi - Yosakoi Version 2. Tsugaru Aiya Bushi 3. Kitachishima Jokou bushi 4. Tsugaru Mikudari 5. Akita Obako Bushi 6.Ondo 7. Esashi Oiwake 8. Akita Nikata Bushi 9. Tsugaru Jongara Bushi 10. Matsumae Oiwake



Utagokoro

SATOSHI YONEYA

Utagokoro

Ref: FSD4536


Price: 25.99

Shakuhachi is most often associated with traditional classical music, but is also an integral part of minyo or folk music. The foremost player of this minyo style is Satoshi Yoneya, who as well as performing solo, has played with the Takio Ito Band and female minyo singer Akiko Kanazawa. On this album, Yoneya plays minyo and kayokyoku (half way between minyo and pop), accompanied by piano, keyboards, bass and drums which results in a sound more 'new age' than his previous albums.



Michi no Ne

YUKIHIRO GOTO & AKIHITO OBAMA

Michi no Ne

Ref: FSD4531


Price: 25.99

Collaboration of Yukihiro Goto (biwa) and Akihito Obama (shakuhachi). They have gone back to the roots of the music, performing 'kadozuke' style, literally 'on the corner' - on the street, or in front of a store or house where potential donors are hopefully inside. These two performed together in New York and Los Angeles in 2008.



Kyo (SACD Hybrid)

DOZAN FUJIWARA & ISAO TOMITA

Kyo (SACD Hybrid)

Ref: FSD4534


Price: 25.99

Collaboration album between one of Japan's best young shakuhachi players, Dozan Fujiwara, and veteran electronic music pioneer Isao Tomita. Fujiwara studied under the master Hozan Yamamoto, in the Tozan school of which he is a qualified instructor. Like his teacher, he has developed a sense for experimentation and recorded with a wide range of artists both Japanese and foreign, including Ryuichi Sakamoto. Born in 1932, Tomita has been performing electronic music since the 1960s on Moog synthesizers. This is the first time Tomita has produced an entire album for a single artist. They first composed music for a film together which led to this project. Shakuhachi, koto and hichiriki are combined with Tomita's trademark synthesizer sounds.



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Shakuhachi Nagashi Uta

VARIOUS

Shakuhachi Nagashi Uta

Ref: FSD4548


Price: 36.99

Nagashi uta performed on the shakuhachi with orchestral accompaniment. 2 CDs, 30 tracks. Artists include Mufu Yamashita, Shofu Saeki, Minoru Muraoka, Issei Tsukuda, Kifu Mihashi, Nyofu Suzuki & Kaze no Kai, Shakuhachi Zolisden and Columbia Orchestra.



Standard Bossa

HOZAN YAMAMOTO, KATSUYA YOKOYAMA, TADAO SAWAII

Standard Bossa

Ref: FSD3427


Price: 24.99

Originally released in 1968, limited edition CD of shakuhachi maestros Hozan Yamamoto and Katsuya Yokoyama together with koto player Tadao Sawai and band leader Toshiyuki Miyama and New Herd playing bossa nova classics. Incredible stuff. 10 tracks. 1. Adieu Tristesse 2. The Look of Love 3. Sunny 4. Il Bacio 5. Mas Que Nada 6. Constant Rain 7. Vivre Pour Vivre 8. Un Homme et Un Femme 9. Agua de Beber 10. The Girl from Ipanema.



Kobudo

KOBUDO

Kobudo

Ref: FSD3450


Price: 26.99

Kobudo are shakuhachi player Dozan Fujiwara, pianist Takeshi Senno and cellist Nobuo Furukawa. Together they play classically inspired mellow music, with some world elements.



Asian Roots

TAKEDAKE

Asian Roots

Ref: FSD1204


Price: 26.99

Project by American shakuhachi player John Neptune with instruments made entirely of bamboo.



The Seawave and Camellia

AKIHITO OBAMA

The Seawave and Camellia

Ref: FSD2812


Price: 25.99

Akihito Obama is one of the best young shakuhachi players in Japan. He has played with the excellent Takio Band and performed in many countries around the world. On this album he plays duets with six other top musicians on a variety of instruments. Akira Horikoshi (percussion), Yukihiro Goto (Satsuma biwa), Hiroshi Yoshino (wood bass), Taro Matsumoto (shakuhachi), Yuriko Mukoujima (viola) and Etsuko Takezawa (17 stringed koto). It all hangs together well, with a lot of variety and some great musicianship.



Stone Monkey

KAZU MATSUI

Stone Monkey

Ref: FSD2738


Price: 25.99

Kazu Matsui is a shauhachi (bamboo flute) player and producer based in the US. He is known primarily for his contribution to various soundtracks and as a producer for his wife, successful pianist Keiko Matsui. On this album he is joined by his wife and guitar player and programmer Hajime Hyakkoku, on an album that mixes shakuhachi with elements of jazz and rock.



East Current

DOZAN FUJIWARA & EMIKO MIYAZAKI

East Current

Ref: FSD2643


Price: 26.99

Dozan Fujiwara is a young shakuhachi player who studied under the great Hozan Yamamoto. Emiko Miyazaki is a female koto player, known for her contemporary performance and compositions. This CD contains some of Miyazaki's original tunes, Japanese folk tunes, tango and others styles on a varied CD.



Sora

KINOHACHI

Sora

Ref: FSD2539


Price: 26.99

Shakuhachi (bamboo flute) player Kinohachi is a student of the pioneering Kifu Mitsuhashi, active back in the 60s. Kinohachi is attempting to do roughly the same as his master on his first album, that is bring something new and fresh to the instrument. His imagination however doesn't stretch much beyond adding synthesizers, programmed beats and attempting to look cool on the cover. Music seemingly made to have on in the background, which is fine if that's what you want.



Iki

KINOHACHI

Iki

Ref: FSD2538


Price: 26.99

Kinohachi's second album is an improvement on his debut. The backing has a slightly harder, more interesting edge to it, and his playing has more expression.



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