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The shakuhachi flute is used as a
tool for zen Buddhist meditation
as well as playing classical, jazz & traditional Japanese folk music.
|Tai Hei Shakuhachi is the originator of the
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Tai Hei Shakuhachi flutes are
by teachers of traditional music in Japan
and professional musicians
Since 1970 with workshops in Northern California
and Tokushima (Shikoku Island) Japan.
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