Clive Bell

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... read moreClive Bell is a British Shakuhachi player who studied with the renown Shakuhachi player Kohachiro Miyata, one of today's greatest Japanese Shakuhachi masters. He regularly gives concerts and lecture demonstrations on Japanese music both as a soloist and as a duet with Rié Yanagisawa, who plays the...

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Sansashigure
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Yachiyo-Jishi
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Kuro Kami
2:35
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Komoro Bushi
4:29
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Kumoijishi
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Biography

Active: 1980s-2000s
Country Of origin: United Kingdom

Clive Bell is a British Shakuhachi player who studied with the renown Shakuhachi player Kohachiro Miyata, one of today's greatest Japanese Shakuhachi masters. He regularly gives concerts and lecture demonstrations on Japanese music both as a soloist and as a duet with Rié Yanagisawa, who plays the koto, the shamisen, and sings. Bell is also a respected multi-instrumentalist, playing the khene, a large Thai bamboo mouth organ, and flutes from Bali, China, Thailand, and European, as well as the crumhorn and the accordion. He is a member of different groups, such as Kahondo Style and British Summer Time Ends and performs as a duo with guitarist Peter Cusack and Rié Yanagisawa. He also works with dance and theater groups and is a skilled improviser. ~ Bruno Deschênes~ Rovi

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