Recent shakuhachi performance comments:

"Your sounds have a sophisticated beauty"

"Like a musical performance of suibokuga." (Japanese ink painting)

Shakuhachi and koto

At the Portland Japanese Garden

with the lovely and talented Masumi Timson

Solo shakuhachi

at the Portland Japanese garden

Performing for a quiet night of reflection.

Studying the shakuhachi in Kobe, Japan.

I was fortunate to study with Nakamura Shindo Sensei from 1999-2007. He was cheerful, generous, patient, kind, and invited me to perform in many concerts. He encouraged collaboration and creative ways to connect with traditional culture.