Thursday, December 22, 2011

A Future Shakuhachi Player

beginning with tiny bubbles...

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Shakuhachi like Golf

My Sensei Mori-san and I went golfing after a recent lesson under a beautiful blue autumn sky.

It reminded me a few years ago,  Michael Chikuzen Gould once remarked outside a golf course that shakuhachi playing is a lot like golf;  keeping different sized clubs in bags, with concerns of stance, form, grip, a relaxed but focused technique, the holes...

 (a zen-like ichion jobutsu hole-in-one approach)

Under the Bridge

Riley Lee--Chikuho-ryu Notation

The Fu-Ho-U Notation