Shakuhachi Videos

Here are some of my shakuhachi demonstrations and improvisations.

A documentary I made on my teacher Kinya Sogawa when he visited New York City for a workshop, performance and CD recording.

An original Soundtrack for an animated puppetry video. A Tom Lee Project.

Different kinds of shakuhachi - plastic, wood and bamboo.

How to make a sound on the shakuhachi.

Lesson on the first line of TAMUKE, a traditional Honkyoku piece of music.

Harvesting Japanese Madake bamboo in the outskirts of Tokyo with Kinya Sogawa in 2003.

How to play the Tsu Meri note in tune.

Mai: A lesson in courage, passion & hope from 3rd Story Productions on Vimeo.

Original soundtrack.

Improvising at the tech rehearsal. (Vangelis concert. Doha, Qatar, September, 2011)

A honkyoku I composed for Trayvon Martin and his family.

Improvisations in Oakland California Museum. 2010.

Making shakuhachi in the streets to celebrate the naming of East 4th Street in New York City as Ellen Stewart way.

Shakuhachi making workshop. Circa 2009

Improvising in the New York City subway system with the kids (2011)

Shakuhachi making workshop at Washington College. April, 2013

In Doha, Qatar. The rehearsal for Chariots of Fire as we waited for Vangelis.

How to bind a shakuhachi to repair or prevents cracks.

How to care for and store your shakuhachi.



Zen saying for Perry.