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Hello! Thank you for visiting Japanese Shakuhachi Flute shop - KAZE. Having wished to spread Japanese Shakuhachi flute to all over the world， we started exporting to overseas. We'd be happy if you can enjoy the beauty， depth and delicacy of Japanese tradition through Japanese Flute Shakuhachi. Our purpose is that customers can shop comfortably from our website. If you have any questions about our products， shipping or payment， please do not hesitate to ask us anything!!
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First, we'll introduce the Feature of our Japanese Shakuhachi flute!
Our shop has the following 5 features, and it will be helpful in understanding us.
1.Perfect quality produced under the supervision of "Kinpu Ishitaka".
2.Thoroughly tuned by a professional.
3.We provide Shakuhachi for two Ryu-ha.
4.There are three grades of Japanese Shakuhachi flute depending on your needs.
5.Repair service provided. (With charge.)
1. Under the supervision of "Kinpu Ishitaka"
This Shakuhachi was produced under the supervision of the famous Shakuhachi player "Kinpu Ishitaka".
He was very popular and a leader the field of Japanese Shakuhachi flute.
And, his successful contributed greatly to the modern Shakuhachi development of Japan.
But, unfortunately he died in March 2010.
So, this is is very valuable vintage Japanese flute "Shakuhachi"!!
2.Is it OK for Tuning?
A Professional Shakuhachi Maker Craftsman accurately tunes this Shakuhachi flute. So, you will be able to feel the sophisticated technique of the Maker!! Especially, Tuning of Shakuhachi is very difficult. So, when you buy it, please select Japanese Shakuhachi flute tuned by professional!
3. Various Japanese styles of Shakuhachi flute
Japanese flute "Shakuhachi" has various styles within the context of history. Actually, there are Tozan-ryu, Kokin-ryu, Ueda-ryu, Chikuho-ryu,,,, Our shop has 2 kinds style, Tozan-ryu and Kinko-ryu. They are the most popular in Japan Now.
What is Kinko-ryu?
In the Edo period, this style was founded and spread by "Kinko Kurosawa"(1710-1771)!
komuso(trainee Zen monks in the Edo period) took lead in the field of Japanese flute
"Shakuhachi", and religious atmosphere was much strong.
So, Kinko-ryu give off a religious and special mystique.
What is Tozan-ryu.
In the Meiji period, this style was founded and spread by "Tozan Nakao"（1876～1956）!.
When he started Tozan-ryu, Japanese flute "Shakuhachi" was dominated by komuso(trainee Zen monks in the Edo period).
So, Shakuhachi music were almost religious.
But, Tozan gets beyond regular classical Japanese flute "Shakuhachi" and created new style.
And, he was a pioneer. He created new field from solo to ensemble.So, you can feel the revolution of his work with this instrument!
In our shop, you can feel and enjoy their historical change!
3 grades:High-class bamboo & Quality bamboo & wood
We are providing 3 types to match the needs of customers.
This is made from wood what is called "Kaede". And, It's the most reasonable in our shop.
The material is not bamboo , but of course this SHAKUHACH is tuned by craftsman very well.
Wood atomsphere is also very good. So, it's enough for biginners.
If you want to start it and are caring prices, we will recommend wood style.
2.Middle-class Bamboo type.
This is the middle class in our Japanese flute "Shakuhachi".
The material is bamboo , Of course this is tuned by craftsman completely.
Their tone color, finishing and atmosphere are entirely satisfactory.
If you want to feel the greatness of bamboo, we will recommned that.
3.High-class Bamboo type.
This is the highest class in our Japanese flute "Shakuhachi" .
About the material, high-class bamboo is used, and the finishing is sophisticated, gorgeous and outstanding.
Of course, the tone coloration is great. It bring out deep resonant tone.
Actually, it's the most popular among costumers.
You can enjoy not only to play it, but also to own it as a collection of valuable antique.
If you want real Shakuhachi "Japanese bamboo flute" , we will recommend that.
5.How about repair service?
Of course, we are providing repair service.
But,when it is damaged beyond repair, we can't provide repair service.
Repair and Shipping cost(From You, To Us and From Us, To you) should be paid at your end.
We ship Shakuhachi flute worldwide from Japan after you buy - purchase
Your Shakuhachi flute will be shipped by EMS after you buy - purchase the item.
(Insured, Trackable, Including handling cost).
◆Shipping & handling charge.
FREE SHIPPING to anywhere in the world
It takes 1 to 2 weeks for delivery. We will ship Shakuhachi within 5 business days after your payment is confirmed.
Your Japanese flute will be packaged carefully to be delivered to our customers.
You can track your order with a tracking number. We will e-mail you the tracking number after your order is shipped.
Insurance is included just in case of unexpected incidents.
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