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My Current Collection, 2017

Thought I would take a couple of shots of my current collection. It's always fun to look back on, years later, after the usual new additions and others venturing yonder. These are my favorite, daily players. These images are large, by intent, and are set to open in a...

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Shakuhachi Collection of Old

Ha!  I was browsing through the old posts on Myoan Shakuhachi Blog and ran across this page:  http://myoanshakuhachi.blogspot.com/2010/02/shakuhachi-collections.html - (Notice Brian RItchie's collection 6 below mine... disgusting!  And awesome.  Also...

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Shakuhachi For Sale is Live!

I have finished the site-move to a new server and the Shakuhachi For Sale page is now up and running.  At the moment, there are 5 flutes for sale and 1 or 2 more may be added soon.  This is a brand new cart so please let me know if you...

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Site Update

Have been wanting to update the shakuhachi pages on this site for a long time, and the 4-day weekend finally gave me a chance to get the ball rolling (even though I waited until day-4).  I am in the process of converting and integrating the content from the old HTML...

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Kumamoto Trip, 2004

In November, 2004, I had the great opportunity to travel to Kumamoto, Japan, in search of knowledge, and great bamboo. This was my first trip there, and was possible only through the extreme kindness and efforts of Jeff Cairns, an ever-talented shakuhachi teacher and...

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