STEVEN CASANO is a licensed teacher and active performer of the shakuhachi. His teachers include Robert Herr and Riley Lee in Hawaii, as well as Ishikawa Toshimitsu and Yokoyama Katsuya in Japan. 

A recipient of the prestigious Japanese Ministry of Education Scholarship (Monbushou), Mr. Casano conducted extensive research on the modern history of the shakuhachi tradition at Osaka University under the guidance of Tsukitani Tsuneko and the Osaka Geijutsi Daigaku Shakuhachi Kenkyuukai.

Mr. Casano has been published in the international journal, "The World of Music" and has served on the faculty of the Hawaii Shakuhachi Festival 2006 and the Kauai Shakuhachi Festival 2014. He has performed on the documentary soundtrack, "Aloha Akebono" (KHON TV), and given performances and guest lectures at several venues in the USA and Japan.



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THE VOICE OF BAMBOO
Shakuhachi honkyoku in addition to a Minyo piece from the Osaka region.

1. Hon Shirabe
2. Yamagoe
3. Yamato Choushi
4. Tehodoki Reibo
5. Daha
6. Murasakino Reibo
7. Nezasa Reibo
8. Sagariha
9. Azuma Jishi
10. Sanya
11. Sanan
12. Tamuke
13. Yodogawa Sanjukkoku Funauta (Minyo)

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$16.00

Monty H. Levenson, P.O. Box 294, Willits, CA 95490 USA
monty@shakuhachi.com    www.shakuhachi.com

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