Your Shakuhachi Journey is a focused guide on the fundamentals of the shakuhachi from crafstman and teacher Jon Kypros. In it, Jon covers the basics of the shakuhachi, including how to make one's first sounds, all with the aid of photographs. There are also exercises and folk songs in Japanese shakuhachi notation (only). Mp3's are available for each song and Jon Kypros has an extensive, free video tutorial series on his website at bellshakuhachi.com/shakuhachi-lessons.
About the Author
Jon Kypros began studying and making shakuhachi at age nineteen. He now teaches the traditional repertoires of shakuhach music to his students worldwide via live video chat. He also handcrafts shakuhachi instruments for the playing of this music.