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Yoshida and More

Some of the first clips I stumbled upon when looking up shamisen on youtube a couple of years ago and they are still great :)


Monsters of Shamisen

Cool story about the band on the RocketNews24 Japan stories site.



Yumiko Tanaka

Some words about shamisen and some far out experimental playing options at the end :)

Yumiko Tanaka is on facebook and several other clips can be found on youtube.


Monsters of Shamisen: New music for an old instrument 【J-Tunes】

When it comes to Japanese music, one of the most iconic sounds is that of the tsugaru-jamisen. We’ve written about musicians playing the folk instrument before, but today we have a group with a traditional, but decidedly unique, approach: the three-man group… 820 more words



Kyle Abbott and Aki Takahashi including Kizuna in a practice session.

Kizuna is a very good tune . . . Give the search function a try for two other versions already featured on this weblog :) 7 more words


Abel Franco: el Bushido en la guitarra.

Foto: http://www.abelfranco.com/

(Madrid, 5 de Agosto de 2.014. Contacto Japón).-

Uno de los regalos que nos ha llegado desde nuestro portal ha sido el contacto de Abel Franco y su guitarra, instrumento al cual se ha dedicado con disciplina, constancia, e inspiración, hasta alcanzar un respetable nivel de ejecución, reconocido por varias marcas entre las que destaca la japonesa… 2,120 more words