Happy Statue

Around Kyoto 2005—courtesy M. A. Firman.

Tips & Blog

I have a blog where you can look up answers to commonly asked questions, and read some of my personal insights into playing the shakuhachi. You may also post comments or your own questions. If you don't see a category or label that fits you question, then simply post a comment to "Questions? Ask Chikuzen." If you have difficulty commenting on the blog, please contact me.

Below are the topics I've posted so far:

If you would simply like a brief introduction to the instrument, click here.

P.S. While I am in the process of getting the blog started, I've copied some of my contributions to the World Shakuhachi Forum.

— Michael Chikuzen Gould