B I O G R A P H Y Kawase Junsuke III

Kawase Junsuke III is head of Chikuyu-sha Shakuhachi Guild, the largest individual group of Kinko shakuhachi players in Japan with branches in Europe and the U. S. He has produced collections of both the classical honkyoku and gaikyoku (ensemble) repertories, and is actively teaching and performing around the world, including numerous performance tours to the U.S., Canada, Europe and China. He has done numerous collaborations with artists in other genres as well, in particular work with world renowned Kabuki onnagata (female impersonator) actor Tamasaburo Bando.

Website: http://www.komuso.com/people/Kawase_Junsuke_III.html
email: jimu@chikuyu.jp