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Honshirabe - shakuhachi
Shakuhachi performer, composer, improviser, multi-instrumentalist. Can play Japanese music, jazz, classical.
Public liability insurance of £1 million
I can perform outdoors
I can perform while walking around a venue
Folk, Classical, Electronic, Avant garde, Experimental, World music, Asian music
Charity event, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Theatre / Show
Composer, Arranger, Orchestrator, Fluent improviser, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Composition teaching, Community music worker
Itsuki no komoriuta
Kojo no tsuki
Kutsu ga naru
Fuji no yama
Tsuki no sabaku
Yuki no furumachio
Ozashiki no kouta
Tsugaru no yamauta
Shika no tone
What do your clients love most about your performances?
Unique sounding instrument
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
Melia Hotel, Making Tracks, Eden Project
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
Riley Lee, Atsuya Okuda, Clive Bell
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
Making Tracks 2020 residency
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
I always try to be as flexible as possible but will need as much notice in order to accommodate any requests to change details in order to guarantee availability.
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
Sure, if you have PPL licensing in place.
How much time do you need to set up?
30 minutes to play acoustic, 45 minutes to connect to a PA.
Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?
Of course, and I would be happy to have a chat and discuss what would work best for your setup.
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
It depends on timings and the request - please inquiry on a case by case basis.
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Short performance (up to 15 min)||£50|
|Up to 1 hour||£160|
|Up to 2 hours||£200|
|Up to 3 hours||£250|
A workshop on the basics of shakuhachi music and notation, can be delivered online with musical examples. Shorter workshops also possible, contact for details.
Making T, 5 months ago