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Iwazaki Kuniyasu

Iwazaki  Kuniyasu

Mr. Kuniyasu Iwazaki began learning the shakuhachi in 1974 and has studied under several of the most prominent teachers in Japan. He retired from his design engineering occupation in 2001 and turned to a professional shakuhachi career. Mr. Iwazaki specializes in Kokyoku music, the older Japanese Chamber music with the koto and shamisen. He is based in Kyoto, Japan where he teaches can often be heard in concert with his wife, Mrs. Chieko Iwazaki.

The International Shakuhachi Society - 2018