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The Yoshida Brothers [aka 吉田兄弟 ] were born and raised in Noboribetsu, Hokkaido. Each picked up the shamisen at the tender age of five and began studying tsugaru shamisen under Takashi Sasaki I in 1990. After sweeping prizes at national Tsugaru shamisen conventions, the brothers made their major debut in 1999. The debut album sold over 100,000 copies, an extraordinary figure for a traditional folk music release. More…
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- japanese, instrumental, folk, shamisen, traditional japanese music
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- 吉田兄弟, Hiromitsu Agatsuma, Rin', 鼓童, Jia Peng Fang