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John Singer

Singer, John
Родился(-лась) 1956/08/04

Shakuhachi
js@zenflute.com

John Singer, master shakuhachi teacher, performer, recording artist and former shakuhachi instructor at the University of Hawaii, has performed music on the Japanese bamboo flute since 1975. After several years of intensive study under the tutelage of the late shakuhachi Grand Master and Living National Treasure Yamaguchi Goro and shakuhachi master Matsumura Homei, John was awarded a Shihan (Master Teacher certificate) in 1982. It is important to note that John is one of the very few shakuhachi masters in the world to perform using extremely rare ancient instruments dating back to the 17th century. John has performed throughout Japan, Hawaii, Europe, and mainland United States to audiences very appreciative of his unusual talent and mastery of this difficult musical instrument. He has appeared many times on radio and television, and has been actively performing and lecturing at colleges, Zen centers, and other venues in recent years. In addition to providing mesmerizing entertainment, the purpose of John Singer's concerts is to give his audiences an understanding of the shakuhachi both as an unusually dynamic musical instrument and as a meditative tool having a rich history within the Zen Buddhist tradition.

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Endless Sea - Impressions of Japan Endless Sea - Impressions of Japan

An exciting fusion of Japanese and Western musical traditions, this non-edited acoustic performance blends the haunting qualities of John Singer's shakuhachi with the superb musicianship of Paul Hurst on the Concert Harp.

Global Motion Global Motion

A world jazz recording with Paul Horn and members of Skywalk, with rhythms ranging from Brazilian, to African, to Japanese. Global Motion matches master flutist John Singer's shakuhachi with sax, flute, keyboards, guitar, bass, vocals, and a lot of percussion.

Moonlit Castle Moonlit Castle

An exciting fusion of Japanese and Western musical traditions, this non-edited acoustic performance blends the haunting qualities of John Singer's shakuhachi with the superb musicianship of Paul Hurst on the Concert Harp.

Naked Vision Naked Vision

Going beyond traditional musical and cultural boundaries, John Singer's Naked Vision is a collaboration of his Shakuhachi music with that of other master musicians including Zakir Hussain (tablas), R. Carlos Nakai (Native American flute), Aenea Keyes (violin), Todd Barton (composer, synthesizers), and others in a striking new world music recording.

Shakuhachi Bell Shakuhachi Bell

A performance of four Kinko Ryu Zen Buddhist pieces by John Singer combined with the Tibetan bells of Karma Moffett. The first piece Hifumi Hachigaeshi No Shirabe is a combination of two pieces, Hifumi No Shirabe (Introduction) and Hachigaeshi (Returning of the Bowl). The next two pieces Koku Reibo (A Bell Ringing in The Empty Sky) and Mukaiji Reibo (Misty Ocean Bell) are two of the most difficult and highly regarded of the Kinko Ryu Honkyoku pieces. And the fourth piece Yugure No Kyoku (Twilight Bell) is considered to be one of the most beautiful.

Shakuhachi Zen Shakuhachi Zen

John Singer gives a solo performance of the rare and ancient Nezasa Ha Kinpu Ryu Honkyoku Zen Buddhist pieces. These were taught to him by the Iemoto (Grand Master) of the Kinpu Ryu, Inoue Shouei (Inoue Shigeshi) in 1987. This music originated in northern Japan and consists of 10 pieces in total. This is their first introduction to the West.

Zen Music with Ancient Shakuhachi - Disc 1 Zen Music with Ancient Shakuhachi - Disc 1

The first recording of its kind, John Singer performs 16 Zen Buddhist pieces using 11 ancient and rare Edo and Meiji period instruments.

Zen Music with Ancient Shakuhachi - Disc 2 Zen Music with Ancient Shakuhachi - Disc 2

The first recording of its kind, John Singer performs 16 Zen Buddhist pieces using 11 ancient and rare Edo and Meiji period instruments. (Disc 2)

Zen Shakuhachi Duets Zen Shakuhachi Duets

Master shakuhachi musicians John Singer and Mizuno Kohmei perform seven of the rare Kinko Ryu honkyoku duets. Most of these were created by their teacher, the Grand Master and Living National Treasure, Yamaguchi Goro. This is the only recording of its kind. The Compact Disc includes a special duet version of Sokaku Reibo (Nesting Cranes).

Записанные дорожки

СякухатиАльбом
Akebono SugagakiZen Shakuhachi Duets
Azuma no Kyoku (Kinko Ryu)Zen Shakuhachi Duets
Bamboo SafariGlobal Motion
Banshiki ChoZen Music with Ancient Shakuhachi - Disc 1
BrasiliaGlobal Motion
California RollGlobal Motion
Cedar and BambooNaked Vision
Choshi (Myoan Shinpo Ryu)Zen Music with Ancient Shakuhachi - Disc 2
Chôshi (Yamato)Zen Music with Ancient Shakuhachi - Disc 2
ConnemaraGlobal Motion
Desert LightNaked Vision
East WindGlobal Motion
Flute DreamNaked Vision
Global MotionGlobal Motion
Hachigaeshi (Nezasa Ha)Shakuhachi Zen
Hamabe no UtaEndless Sea - Impressions of Japan
Hamabe no UtaMoonlit Castle
Haru no UmiEndless Sea - Impressions of Japan
Haru no UmiMoonlit Castle
Hi Fu Mi Hachigaeshi no Shirabe (Kinko Ryu)Shakuhachi Bell
Hi Fu Mi Hachigaeshi no Shirabe (Kinko Ryu)Zen Music with Ancient Shakuhachi - Disc 1
Itsuki no KomoriutaEndless Sea - Impressions of Japan
Itsuki no KomoriutaMoonlit Castle
Kazoe UtaEndless Sea - Impressions of Japan
Kazoe UtaMoonlit Castle
Kesh DanceNaked Vision
Kojo no TsukiEndless Sea - Impressions of Japan
Kojo no TsukiMoonlit Castle
Kokû (Nezasa Ha)Shakuhachi Zen
Kokû (Taizan Ha)Zen Music with Ancient Shakuhachi - Disc 2
Kokû ReiboShakuhachi Bell
Kokû ReiboZen Music with Ancient Shakuhachi - Disc 1
Kokû ReiboZen Shakuhachi Duets
Kumoi JishiZen Music with Ancient Shakuhachi - Disc 1
Kumoi JishiZen Shakuhachi Duets
Kuroda BushiEndless Sea - Impressions of Japan
Kuroda BushiMoonlit Castle
Kyorei (Taizan Ha)Zen Music with Ancient Shakuhachi - Disc 2
Lady Of The LakeNaked Vision
Matsukaze (Nezasa Ha)Shakuhachi Zen
Matsukaze (Nezasa Ha)Zen Music with Ancient Shakuhachi - Disc 2
Meguro JishiZen Shakuhachi Duets
Mist Of IvoryNaked Vision
Moonlit SkyGlobal Motion
MoonriseNaked Vision
Mukaiji ReiboShakuhachi Bell
Nagashi ReiboShakuhachi Zen
Naked VisionNaked Vision
QuicksandGlobal Motion
Reibo MaebukiZen Music with Ancient Shakuhachi - Disc 2
River RunNaked Vision
Rokudan no ShirabeEndless Sea - Impressions of Japan
Rokudan no ShirabeMoonlit Castle
Sagari Ha (Nezasa Ha)Shakuhachi Zen
Sagari Ha no KyokuZen Music with Ancient Shakuhachi - Disc 1
Sagari Ha no Kyoku (Myoan Shinpo Ryu)Zen Music with Ancient Shakuhachi - Disc 2
SakuraEndless Sea - Impressions of Japan
SakuraMoonlit Castle
Sakura RevisitedGlobal Motion
Samurai CowboyGlobal Motion
San Dan no ShirabeEndless Sea - Impressions of Japan
San Dan no ShirabeMoonlit Castle
San'ya SeiranShakuhachi Zen
San'ya SugagakiZen Music with Ancient Shakuhachi - Disc 1
San'ya SugagakiZen Shakuhachi Duets
SeascapeEndless Sea - Impressions of Japan
SeascapeMoonlit Castle
Shika no Tône (Kinko Ryû)Zen Shakuhachi Duets
Shirabe (Nezasa Ha)Shakuhachi Zen
ShishiShakuhachi Zen
Sokaku ReiboZen Shakuhachi Duets
SugagakiZen Music with Ancient Shakuhachi - Disc 2
Summer NightsNaked Vision
To InfinityEndless Sea - Impressions of Japan
To InfinityMoonlit Castle
TôriShakuhachi Zen
Tsuki no KyokuZen Music with Ancient Shakuhachi - Disc 1
Yugure no KyokuShakuhachi Bell
Yugure no KyokuZen Music with Ancient Shakuhachi - Disc 1

Издания

НазваниеКандзиИздательYearСтраницыЯзык
Review of The Shakuhachi: A Manual For Learning by Christopher Yohmei Blasdel and Yuko Kamisango

Notes 47, no. 21990397-398
The Kinko Ryu Honkyoku: A Compilation & Translation.

Unpublished Paper1988


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