Ryoichiro Yoshida of Yoshida Brothers and his own unit “WASABI” play Tugaru-Shamisen and other traditional Japanese musical instruments at schools in Japan.
At elementary schools and junior high schools in Japan, students can choose “traditional Japanese musical instruments class” for understanding and experiencing Japanese culture. However, they still don’t have many opportunities to listen the sounds of those musical instruments.
Ryoihiro thinks these classes are great opportunities to touch the Japanese culture for kids, and starts to play at schools for let students experience the sounds of the traditional Japanese cultures.
Also, Ryoichiro started teaching how to play Shamisen at Yohsida Brothers’ Japanese website. On this “online school“, Ryoichiro teaches basics with pictures and useful advices. Unfortunately, This is available in only Japanese. But if you interested in, please check it.
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