shakuhachi 2.1 *JUST ARRIVED*


2.1 (‘B’) *just arrived*

shakuhachi (jiari)
year made: 2024
bamboo: japanese madake
weight: 388g
diameter (near top):  ca. 35.7-36mm
length: 656 mm
utaguchi: black acrylic insert with silver lining
inside: black urushi lacquer
key: B (A @ 440Hz)

This 2.1 in ‘B’ (or ‘H’) has a good response and balance throughout the octaves. It has a round, solid and focused sound and the kan register is easy to access and the playable dai-kan range was tested up to ro in the 4. octave.

Visually the shakuhachi has an attractive root-end with some subtle bamboo patterns and markings, a ‘honkyoku’ look  joint wih rattan bindings conpletes the shakuhachi stylish looks.

The shakuhachi can be used for various styles and genres,  particular suitable for honkyoku music as , but equally at home in modern or contemporary music.

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

1 in stock

SKU: shaku-2.1-2024-4 Category:

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