Shamisen can describe Japanese elements with a gorgeous and moist tone. It will be good for showing your hospitality to any guests. Hakumai can perform for students, individuals, companies, at events for foreigners, gardens, temples and so on.
Even beginners can play quickly! You can feel WABI-SABI and practice to enrich Japanese sensibility in our classes. We have Hands-on classes from 1000 yen for 20 minutes.
We will design the best sound source for Japanese landscapes with WABI-SABI, or your image.
Japanese Sound Experience Designer
Shamisen song musician Yamada Hakumai was born in 1982, Tokyo. Now lives in Kyoto.
In 2002, started playing nagauta (BGM for Kabuki, kind of J-POP in the Edo period) in a university circle. After graduating, became a nagauta player and performed at Kabukiza, National Theater, Minamiza, Shochikuza, National Bunraku Theater, Gokagai Kaburenjo, etc.
Was independent in 2014. Performing solo performances while working for customer support at an IT company. In 2019, released the original album “Konjaku Oto Fukei (Sound of landscapes~now and in the past~” (currently available).
From 2020, started to perform, classes, and sound source production mainly in Kyoto. As an artist who learns from the past, performs in a wide range of genres and is well received by many generations.
Introduction video (1 minute) / "Iroha Uta" (excerpt version)
Introduction video (3 minute) / "Iroha Uta" (complete version)
This is the first original album by Yamada Hakumai, Shamisen song musician. The cozy atmosphere of Kyoto, and "WA" that is living there, are described with shamisen songs and a piano. New arrangements of old songs are also included. A total of 8 songs that express "Wa" with a modern sense based on the classics.
You can listen on
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