The following MUJITSU Shakuhachi by Ken LaCosse are in stock and
available for purchase. Feel free to contact me with any questions.
I have a number of shakuhachi going in the shop constantly. Many are
sold before they make it to this page. If you don't find what you are
looking for here I might be working on it now! You can contact me here.
The flutes on this page are the finest that I have available. They are
made from Japanese Madake culms of some of the highest quality
obtainable. Although each flute has a distinct tonal personality, the
overall tonal quality that characterizes Mujitsu Jinashi Shakuhachi is
a glowing, fluid playability. The Taimu Shakuhachi are characterized by
their breathy, penetrating glow. All flutes are meticulously and
patiently adjusted until they are ready to be included here.
The black or dark flutes which are occasionally included here are
fashioned after some of the finer vintage Komuso flutes I've had the
opportunity to play and study. The Komuso monks often painted the
outside of their flutes with urushi, presumably to protect them from
the elements. The black urushi surface is soft and velvety yet
Also, check out other
shakuhachi for lower priced flutes.
The Mujitsu Shakuhachi Flutes below can be auditioned under the
I ask for full payment in advance of shipment (money orders, cashiers
checks and PayPal orders only please) Upon receipt of
payment, I'll ship the flute by USPS Mail. A full refund (minus
shipping expense and Paypal fees - if any) will be given if you decide
to return the flute
(insured) in its original condition when received. Please let me know
within two days upon receipt if you wish to purchase or return the
This auditioning policy does not apply to custom orders or shakuhachi
with special requests. These sales are final.
Flute Bags by Susanne Frey
Mu Shakuhachi Taimu
MU Shakuhachi are long, extra wide shakuhachi without holes! Made from
the same bamboo as Taimu Shakuhachi,these
flutes are made for low, breathy, meditative RO blowing and
harmonics. MU Shakuhachi are made to orderand
range in length from approximately 85cm. to 110cm. Diameters range
from approximately 5.5cm to 6.5cm.
Shakuhachi are available in two styles - Natural Bore and Urushi
Bore/Urushi Stained Roots.
$275 - Natural Bore
$375 - Urushi bore and urushi stained roots.
and STAN T-shirts 100%
1.85 C# One
of three successful C#'s to come out of the shop. Forty-five year old
Japanese madake. Red urushi bore. Red utaguchi face. Rough, raw
rootends. Good combination of clear power with smooth depth. Part of a
breakthough group of C#'s.
1.9 C# The
second of three successful C#'s. Forty-five year old Japanese madake.
Red urushi bore. Red utaguchi face. Good combination of smoothness and
Mujitsu in F. A
very sweet player in a difficult, small size to make. 45 year old
Japanese madake bamboo. Red urushi bore.
Mujitsu C/C# (Top left). 45
year old Japanese madake bamboo.
Mujitsu D#. 45
year old Japanese madake bamboo.
1.86 Key of C# 40+
year old Japanese Madake bamboo. Smooth, rich, velvety tone.
Taimu 2.475 G# (posted
angled, oval holes for right hand bottom playing. 14mm holes. 4.8cm
diameter at blowing end. 6.5cm diameter at rootend. Repaired crack.
Fully functional. (Discounted)
and hear this 2.475
1.65 D# A
wider bore Mujitsu shakuhachi made from 40+ year old Japanese madake.
Open, airy, resonant tone. Outside diameter at blowing edge - 3.85cm.
Inside - 2.2.
2.48, G# 75c
diameter at root. 4.6c diameter at blowing end. Holes are inline oval.
x 12.5mm. Slightly
oval, flattened face for comfortable
playing. Elegant, upturned and flared rootend. A very nice, aesthic
piece with excellent resonance. Repaired crack. Fully funcitonal.
(Reduced price from $2,500) $2,000 Here
and see this 2.48
Mujitsu 1.45 (F)
slightly wider bored than conventional shakuhachi
which gives it an open, breathy, yet sweet tone. Nicely shaped
bamboo. Slightly flatenned face. Attractive rootend.