Tetsuya Nozawa

Tetsuya Nozawa (Contemporary Shamisen) Profile 1993 I touched the shamisen for the first time at the Hanazonen University Japanese Music Club. 1997 Joined the Institute of Contemporary Japanese Music (third grader). Studied with Akiko Nishigata. 1998 Hase-Kengyo memorial the National Music Competition (Jiuta) won the Excellence Award. 2000 tor Traditional Culture Promotion Foundation won the Japanese Music Technician Nurture Award. Hase-Kengyo memorial the National Music Competition (Jiuta) won the Excellence Award. 2001 Inauguration the Shamisen lecturer at the Modern Japanese Music Institute. Started delegation of songs. In charged of the premiere stage more than 140 songs to date. Started composing at the request of the song from composer. In charge…

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Hiroyuki Shimatani

Hiroyuki Shimatani(Tsugaru Shamisen) Profile 【Birthday】12th October 1988 【Birthplace】Hyōgo Prefecture 【hobby】Driving by car and tour of hot springs Since he was a young boy, he has touched piano, Japanese drums, folk songs, shamisen, etc. Beganning at the age of 14, he has learned how to play Tsugaru Shamisen and “Music” on “self-taught”. Although he was self-taught, he respected tradition and built his own performances. About his ability, he has won the prize at the Tsugaru Shamisen National Convention many times. Comment I do not have a teacher, and I have mastered the Tsugaru Shamisen with absolutely “self taught”. At the age of 20 I participated in the Tsugaru Shamisen National Convention…

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kikuitoyukari

KIKUITO YUKARI(Jiuta Shamisen) From early childhood, she received teaching from the grandmother ‘s first generation KIKUITO MITSUE and the mother’ s second generation KIKUITO NORIE. Also she studied contemporary songs with Mr. Kouhachiro Miyata, Ms. Watanabe Yasuko, and Mr. Katsuhiko Yoshizaki. And she received teaching from Master Kasuga Toyofuku (Tokiwazu Hrukodayu : 常磐津巴瑠太夫) of the “Kouta (小唄)” in Kasuga-Style (春日流). After graduating from ” NHK Japanese music skill training course”, she played with Mr. John• Kaizan Neptune at the first “Shitennoji Wasso”. After that she formed ‘KAMIMU’ that is produced by conga (percussion) player’s Mr.Tetsuya, and She co-starred in the “Asia – Pacific Music Festival” with Mr. Ken Tanaka who is…

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Profile – Mr3

日本語 <PROFILE> December 31, 1985 I am from Miyagi prefecture When I was nine years old I started folk songs due to my influence. He studied under Mr. Takashi Tomizuka of Tsugaru Shamisen at the age of 15 in 2001. Only two years after the beginning of the Tsugaru Shamisen, I achieved the first victory at the Tsugaru Shamisen National Convention. After that, he won a total of 13 crowns at the major 6 tournaments of the Tsugaru Shamisen National Convention and boasts the highest number of victories in history as a Tsugaru shamisen player, reigning as the best player in the world with naming. Start the new project in…

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