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Intro to Shakuhachi

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  • By Adam Simmons

With the enforced home time at the moment why not take the opportunity to learn a new instrument! Adam Simmons explains in three, easy to follow steps how to produce a sound on Shakuhachi.

Shakuhachi has also long been associated with meditation and the Zen Buddhist monks. Honkyoku (a type of shakuhachi tune) are based on the players breathing and can be a helpful way to relax and process our current isolation and associated stress.