Tag Archives: Okinawa

Sou, monkey’s tail and chicken breasts

After my last post about the bachi, I decided to do a series of posts taking a closer look at each part/aspect of the sanshin. The neck of the sanshin – the sou, to me, is the most beautiful part … Continue reading

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Chabachab

I spent Thursday and Friday of last week away from work, as I listened to the sounds of a thousand wailing ghosts battering against the glass sliding doors of my apartment in Nakama. Typhoon Chaba stopped by for a quick visit … Continue reading

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Haisai and Mensoore

So this is new. My name is Jeremy and I work for a sanshin store located in picturesque Yomitan Village, Okinawa. That’s Japan. Well, it’s sort of Japan. Okinawa is an group of  the islands located south of mainlaind Japan … Continue reading

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