DIVINE AWESOME MUSIC….. this time an Irish tune!… and just perfectly performed!
Kick Back Cafe in Sengawa, Tokyo May 25th 2012
On a side note here I must recommend this place if you are vegan or vegetarian as it can be hard to find true vegetarian food in Japan
This doesn’t mean they ONLY serve vegetarian food, but they do and they have it indicated on the manu so you don’t have to worry about possible fish or meat stock being used for ex.
Because of my interest in a Japanese Rock band “HeavensDust” I am following a few of their members on twitter. And this is how it goes…
HeavensDust is an amazing band in that they incorporate traditional instruments in their otherwise very contemporary music. http://www.heavensdust.net/ Taiko drums (Ajo) and the Shakuhachi (Daisuke)
Two of the members in HeavensDust play in the trio called hanafugetsu but here in the trio 衣袋聖志 Kiyoshi Ibukuro (who plays Bass in HeavensDust) plays the 箏 Koto
I am soooo grateful to all things that I get to experience here in Japan, and to the people who go with me and help me.
This time special gratitude goes to Kubota Nao who works at Sakura House here in Tokyo. She is very customer service oriented person, and does an excellent job at Sakura House. If you ever come to Tokyo and need a place to stay, she and the Sakura House staff is highly recommended by me!
Kubota-san and I are now friends, and she was kind to come along and help translating the Shakuhachi presentation held by Daisuke Kaminaga, as well as having fun trying to make sounds in this very difficult instrument. It was an awesome evening indeed!