Sunday, July 12, 2020

Deep in the Hills of Nara

A Tekizan Ota Ryouichi shakuhachi is sounded by Jon Kypros in the winter of 2020.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Examples of Tekizan Ota Ryouichi Shakuhachi


In the spirit of komuso, the jinashi shakuhachi of Tekizan Ota Ryouichi.

Nicely interlaced rattan bindings.








Copper end cap.

Please visit Tekizan in Osaka someday to hear the profound sounds of these authentic traditional instruments



 
Tekizan’s wife also sews the beautiful bag.


Spirit at Play


Saturday, May 2, 2020

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

A Ray of Jin

Regarding Jin Nyodo. Jin’s grandson is an excellent shakuhachi player. His name is Jin Ray. He
has begun the long process of managing and putting in order Jin Nyodo’s things and making it available for the general public.


Regarding Jin Nyodo. Jin’s grandson is an excellent shakuhachi player. His name is Jin Ray. He has begun the long process of managing and putting in order Jin Nyodo’s things and making it available for the general public.

Friday, November 29, 2019

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Antique Flute Collection

Perry Yung antique shakuhachi flute collection
Left to right: 1) 1.55 Monks flute circa 200 or older. 2) 1.55 monks flute c1800s. 3) 1.95 Seian Ryu, c1900.4) 1.9 Myoan c1920 5) 1.8 Kinko monks flute c late 1800s.