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Robert Herr

Herr, Robert
Shakuhachi
Bob.herr@worldnet.att.net

Robert Herr first studied the shakuhachi, between 1976 and 1986, in Honolulu with John Kaizan Neptune and grand master Riley Lee. In Japan, he studied with grand master Yokoyama Katsuya and Teruo Furuya and a in 1989 and his Shihan license in 1997. He concentrates on the study of the Chikuho style of shakuhachi as epitomized by the
traditional repertoire known as honkyoku. Herr has taught shakuhachi since 1983 and is a lecturer at the University of Hawaii at Manoa's Music Department.

Teachers

Students

Albums

Pathway Pathway

Shakuhachi honkyoku and original compositions.

Tracks Recorded

ShakuhachiAlbum
Asuka Reibo (Chikuho Ryu)Pathway
Chôshi (Yamato)Pathway
Hôkyô KokûPathway
Kiyomizu no KyokuPathway
PathwayPathway
San'ya (Jinbo)Pathway
ShichihondakePathway
Sokaku ReiboPathway
Tehodoki ReihoPathway
Yobi Dake - Uke DakePathway

Composed or Arranged

Shakuhachi Compositions
YearTitleKanjiAlternate Title
1995
Kiyomizu no Kyoku

1995
Pathway

1995
Shichihondake


The International Shakuhachi Society - 2017