Jinashi Shakuhachi

A listing of
Tai Hei Shakuhachi
Currently Available
&
Photo Gallery
of Flutes Made Over the Years

March 25, 2017

Jinashi Shakuhachi
Currently Available

All the instruments listed on this page have been sold. There is currently a waiting list for Jinashi Shakuhachi.

I currently have some in the works. If you're willing to wait a bit, I would be glad to place one of these instruments ON HOLD in your name prior to listing it for sale.
Or I would be glad to custom make a shakuhachi in accordance with your aesthetic and acoustical preferences.
View the Photo Gallery below to see a varity of available style and options.

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Jinashi Shakuhachi


Photo Gallery of Student Shakuhachi
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Cat. # Size Description Photo
1.8'
AJ-18-5 1.8' Kinko-ryu. Made from madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. Tuned to standard western pitch in the Key of D. Actual length: 1.765 shaku (535 mm.) Standard binding. Show Me Photo
AJ-18-4 1.8' Kinko-ryu. Made from madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. 14K gold utaguchi made from prehistorical mastodon ivory. Inlaid rattan binding. Show Me Photo
AJ-18-3 1.8' Kinko-ryu. Made from madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. 14K gold rare mastodon horn ivory utaguchi. Actual length: 1.815 shaku (550 mm.) Show Me Photo
AJ-18-2 1.8' Kinko-ryu. Made from madaké bamboo harvested in Osaka, Japan. Show Me Photo
AJ-18-1 1.8' Kinko-ryu. Made from 30-year-old madaké bamboo harvested in Osaka, Japan.Tuned to standard Western pitch in the Key of D.14K gold utaguchi. Kezurine-style root end. Show Me Photo
1.9'
AJ-19-1 1.9' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. Rare mastodon horn ivory utaguchi. Tuned to standard Western pitch in the Key of C#. Actual length: 1.860 shaku (564 mm.)

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2.0'
AJ-20-8 2.0' Kinko-ryu. Made from madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. 14K gold utaguchi. Inlaid rattan binding. Tuned to standard Western pitch in the Key of C. Actual length: 2.30 shaku (614 mm.)

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AJ-20-7 2.0' Tozan-ryu. Made from rare madaké bamboo harvested in Osaka, Japan. 14K gold utaguchi. Tuned to standard Western pitch in the Key of C. Kezrine-style root. Show Me Photo
AJ-20-6 2.0' Kinko-ryu. Made from madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. 14K gold utaguchi. Inlaid rattan binding. Tuned to standard Western pitch in the Key of C. Actual length: 2.30 shaku (615 mm.)

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AJ-20-5 2.0' Kinko-ryu. Made from rare madaké bamboo harvested in Kyushu, Japan. 14K gold utaguchi. Tuned to standard Western pitch in the the Key of C. Show Me Photo
AJ-20-4 2.0' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. Tuned to standard Western pitch in the the Key of C. 14K gold utaguchi. Show Me Photo
AJ-20-1 2.0' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. Tuned to standard Western pitch in the Key of C. Standard binding. Show Me Photo
2.2'
AJ-22-1 2.2' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. Show Me Photo
2.3'
AJ-23-4 2.3' Kinko-ryu. Made from rare goma (sesame seed) madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. 14K gold utaguchi. Actual length: 2.30 shaku (688 mm.) Show Me Photo
AJ-23-3 2.3' Kinko-ryu. Made from very old bamboo with an utaguchi of stabilized bamboo. Standard binding. Tuned to standard Western pitch in the Key of B-flat. Show Me Photo
AJ-23-2 2.3' Kinko-ryu. Made from madaké bamboo harvested in Sichuan, China. Show Me Photo
AJ-23-1 2.3' Kinko-ryu. Made from very old rare madaké harvested in Kyushu, Japan. Kezurine-style root. Show Me Photo
2.4'
AJ-24-18 2.4' Kinko-ryu. Made from rare goma (sesame seed) madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. 14K gold utaguchi made from rare prehistoric mastodon ivory. Inlaid rattan binding. Tuned to standard Western pitch in the Key of A. Actual length: 2.40 shaku (726 mm.) Show Me Photo
AJ-24-17 2.4' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. 14K gold utaguchi. Lacquered bindings. Actual length: 2.375 shaku (719 mm.) Show Me Photo
AJ-24-16 2.4' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. 14K gold utaguchi. Actual length: 2.46 shaku (743 mm.) Show Me Photo
AJ-24-15 2.4' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. Tuned to standard Western pitch in the Key of A. 14K gold utaguchi. Actual length: 2.45 shaku (740 mm.) Show Me Photo
AJ-24-13 2.4' Kinko-ryu. Made from madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. 14K gold utaguchi. Actual length: 2.36 shaku (716 mm.) Show Me Photo
AJ-24-12 2.4' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. 14K gold utaguchi.Inlaid lacquered binding. Holes offset to be played with right hand on top. Perfect 2.4' length.Tuned to standard Western pitch in the Key of A. Show Me Photo
AJ-24-11 2.4' Kinko-ryu. Made from rare Kyushu madaké bamboo. 14K gold utaguchi. This jinashi shakuhachi was my 2.4'. It was selected as the best playing amongst all of my personal jinashikan by one of the foremost shakuhachi teachers in America. Show Me Photo
AJ-24-10 2.4' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. 14K gold utaguchi. Show Me Photo
AJ-24-1 2.4' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. Tuned to standard Western pitch in the Key of A. Show Me Photo
2.5'
AJ-25-6 2.6' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. Tuned to standard Western pitch in the Key of G#. 14K gold utaguchi. Inlaid rattan binding. Actual length: 2.56 shaku (775 mm.)

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AJ-25-5 2.5' Tozan-ryu. Made from 30-year-old madaké bamboo harvested in Osaka, Japan. 14K gold utaguchi. Kezurine-style root. Inlaid rattan binding. Finger holes offset for right hand on top. Show Me Photo
AJ-25-4 2.5' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. Show Me Photo
AJ-25-3 2.5' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. Standard lacquered binding. Show Me Photo
AJ-25-2 2.5' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Kyushu, Japan. 14K gold utaguchi. Inlaid rattan bindings. Large Hole model. Show Me Photo
AJ-25-1 2.5' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. Show Me Photo
2.6'
AJ-26-3 2.6' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. Tuned to standard Western pitch in the Key of G#. 14K gold utaguchi. Show Me Photo
AJ-26-1 2.6' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan.

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AJ-27-2 2.7' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. Tuned to standard Western pitch in the Key of G. 14K gold utaguchi. Actual length: 2.73 shaku (828 mm.) Show Me Photo
AJ-27-1 2.7' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. 14K gold border around utaguchi. Show Me Photo
2.7'
AJ-27-2 2.7'   Kinko-ryu. Made from madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. 14K gold utaguchi. Inlaid binding. Show Me Photo
AJ-26-4 2.6' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. Tuned to standard Western pitch in the Key of G. 14K gold utaguchi. Inlaid rattan binding. Actual length: 2.61 shaku (792 mm.)

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2.8'
AJ-28-8 2.8' Kinko-ryu. Made from madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. 14K gold utaguchi. Inlaid rattan binding. Show Me Photo
AJ-28-7 2.8' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. Tuned to standard Western pitch in the Key of G. 14K gold utaguchi. Inlaid rattan binding. Show Me Photo
AJ-28-6 2.8' Kinko-ryu. Made from madaké bamboo harvested in Kyushu, Japan. Tuned to standard Western pitch in the Key of G#. 14K gold utaguchi. Show Me Photo
AJ-28-5 2.8' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Kyushu, Japan. 14K gold utaguchi. Show Me Photo
AJ-28-4 2.8' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Kyushu, Japan. Tuned to standard Western pitch in the Key of G. 14K gold utaguchi. Show Me Photo
A-28-3 2.8' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. Tuned to standard Western pitch in the Key of G. 14K gold utaguchi. Show Me Photo
AJ-28-2 2.8' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. Show Me Photo
AJ-28-1 2.8' Tozan-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. Show Me Photo
2.9'
AJ-29-3 2.9' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. 14K gold utaguchi. Inlaid binding. Unlike most jinashikan that are tuned to the bamboo, this flute is tuned to Western standard pitch in the Key of F#. Crack below back hole and hairline crack in root repaired. This jinashikan qualifies for the lifetime guarantee against cracking into the bore. Show Me Photo
AJ-29-2 2.9' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. 14K gold utaguchi. Show Me Photo
AJ-29-1 2.9' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Chiba, Japan. 14K gold utaguchi. Second hole moved. Show Me Photo
3.0'
AJ-30-3 3.0' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Kyushu, Japan. 14K gold utaguchi. Kezurine root end. Tuned to standard Western pitch in the Key of F. Show Me Photo
AJ-30-2 3.0' Kinko-ryu. Made from specially-selected madaké bamboo harvested in Kyushu, Japan. 14K gold utaguchi. Show Me Photo

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If not already applied, Optional Binding can be added to any of the shakuhachi on this list to qualify it for a Lifetime Guarantee.
Shipping additional. If you are interested in purchasing or learning more about one of these flutes,
please contact

Monty H. Levenson
Tai Hei Shakuhachi Flutes
P.O. Box 294, Willits, CA 95490
Tel: (707) 459-3402
monty@shakuhachi.com

Any of the flutes on this list can be placed

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