Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Ugetsufu: Masters of Zen - Kuniyoshi Sugawara
Kuniyoshi Sugawara was born in Hokkaido in 1955. He began playing the shakuhachi at the age of 12 and studied under several of the finest shakuhachi masters. He has received numerous awards, including first prize in the Hokkaido and all Japan Sankyoku Music Concours and 2nd place in the Pan Music Contemporary Music for Traditional Instruments Concours-solo division. Under the auspices of the Japanese Ministry of Cultural Affairs and the Japan Foundation Sugawara has toured the United States, Portugal, Italy, the former Yugoslavia, and China. He performs all types of music, from classics to contemporary, jazz to folk, and is also active as a composer and a radio and television performer.
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