shakuhachi 1.8 *SOLD*


1.8 (‘D’)

shakuhachi (jiari) with middle joint
year made: 2020
bamboo: japanese madake
weight: ca. 415g
diameter (at joint): ca. 34.5-35.5mm
length: 548mm
utaguchi: acrylic insert with silver inlay
inside: black urushi lacquer
key: D (A @ 440Hz)

A solid, round-ish piece of madake bamboo with root end. Good volume with broad, creamy sound, quick response and dynamics. It has an easy accessible kan register too. Joint with traditional metal rings and decorative rattan binding. Medium weight bamboo with beautiful pattern. This shakuhachi can be used for various styles and genres (e.g. honkyoku, sankyoku, min’yō).

It comes with a protective utaguchi cap and a carrying bag. (see pictures)

Out of stock

SKU: shaku-2020-1-8-5 Category:

Listen to this shakuhachi. Sound samples performed by Emmanuelle Rouaud.