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Kazu Matsui

Kazu Matsui
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Genre: Classical, Jazz
Biography: A master of the shakuhachi (a Japanese traditional bamboo flute), new age artist Kazu Matsui was born in Tokyo on June 5, 1954. After spending the mid-'70s traveling through Europe and India, he studied ethnic arts at UCLA, returning to Tokyo to teach Educational Theories at Toyoeiwa Woman's University. ...Read full biography
Sign of the Snow Crane
Released: 1989
Label: Sonic Atmospheres
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Kazu Matsui is the shakuhachi flute player husband of keyboardist Keiko Matsui...You may have heard Kazu's flutes on soundtracks such as The Karate Kid or Empire of the Sun. This recording features additional ...Read full review
Bamboo
Released: 2002
Label: EMI
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As producer for his popular keyboardist/composer wife, Keiko Matsui, Kazu Matsui has not only orchestrated mystical sounds for her classically inspired melodies, he has also contributed his own spiritual ...Read full review
More Kazu Matsui albums: Main Albums (13)
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