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The Art of the Improvised Shamisen with Master Artist Tatsu Aoki
Union Bank Community Room, East Japan Center Mall
San Francisco, CA
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Sunday Jun 23, 2019 2:00 PM - Sunday Jun 23, 2019 2:45 PM | Free


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The Art of the Improvised Shamisen with Master Artist Tatsu Aoki
Presentation by Master Artist Tatsu Aoki
Hear from a professional Okiya style shamisen artist, and learn how this music was presented in the 60's and the unique development of this art form.

Tatsu Aoki was born in Tokyo, Japan (in 1957), into an artisan family clan called TOYOAKIMOTO, a lineage that was defined by its profession and business as okiya. Okiya houses were training and booking agents for geisha, whose proficiency in the arts of traditional music, dance, and conversation were in high demand in the designated entertainment area in downtown Tokyo. While the economy and changed social environment forced many okiya to close down in the 1960's, Aoki was fortunate to receive, from the age of four, the important training essential to traditional Tokyo geisha culture, and became a part of the family performing crew.  Master Aoki is also a professional Jazz Musician and Film Maker and has integrated his training of the traditional arts into these more contemporary genres.


Presented by GenRyu Arts

Location

Union Bank Community Room, East Japan Center Mall (View)
Japantown Peace Plaza, Post and Buchanan
San Francisco, CA 94115
United States


Categories

Arts > Performance

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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