Publications

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My chapter in this book is called: “Tamuke” : a shakuhachi requiem
Routledge, 2015

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A mammoth of a book. My chapter is called: Zen Buddhism and Music: Spiritual Shakuhachi Tours to Japan in The Changing World Religion Map, Springer, 2015.

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Cover pageI have two chapters in this book on “Japanese music” in general including pop music, and “Japanese Theatre Music”, Smithonian, 2013.

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An article on the changes to the shakuhachi world after the abolishment of the Fuke sect, and the dissemination of the shakuhachi as a musical instrument.
Nineteenth Century Music Review 10, 2013

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“Frank Denyer: Music for Shakuhachi. Played by Yoshikazu Iwamoto” (review)
Ethnomusicology Forum 17.2, 2008.

“Frank Denyer- Music for Shakuhachi Played by Yoshikazu Iwamoto” (review) Ethnomusicology Forum 17.2, 2008.

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My first publication while still a Master student at Mills College, USA.
Takemitsu Tōru’s November Steps: Bringing ‘East’ and ‘West’ together or Auto-exoticism?
2005

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