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Blowing Meri and Kari on the Shakuhachi

I usually reply to technical support questions through email or phone but I recently offered an Mp3 lesson and responded by video, which we both found very useful. So, today I am replying to a question about a sharp Kan no Chi on an Earth Model flute.

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Blowing Meri and Kari on the Shakuhachi

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Warming Up Before the Show

As a relatively young dad, I’m always doing two things at once. Here I am warming up on the shakuhachi and watching Sasa before the Hot Peas-n-Butter show in NYC.Perry Yung Shakuhachi Image

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World Shakuhachi Festivals

International Shakuhachi Festivals are rare. Two have happened in the last five years.

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Shakuhachi Community

When I first started getting into shakuhachi, there was not a lot of information around. The super information highway was just getting started.

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Madake Bamboo

I make all my shakuhachi flutes from MADAKE bamboo either hand picked by me, or for me from Japan and China.
Perry Yung Shakuhachi Image
Looking at Moso bamboo in Kyoto in 2003. Moso is generally too big and has too many nodes.

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Three Hankos used at Yung Flutes

Here are the three Hanko Stamps used in my shop. below is the one used on my professional level instruments and Chikusing Models. It is my Chinese name and reads Yung Hai Wah - Yung Ocean Flower
Perry Yung Shakuhachi Image

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Shakuhachi: Music Myth and Memory

Here is a great article about the shakuhachi. This is a must read for anyone who is interested in purchasing a flute or just curious about the history and usage.
Shakuhachi:Muisc Myth and Memory. By Preston L.Houser

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