Classic Obon Festival Songs

Many thanks to the amazing musicians that recorded on Obon Classics.  The current release includes four tracks – Hokkai Bon Uta, Sohma Bon Uta, Tanko Bushi, and Yagi Bushi.

Obon Festival Organizers, please feel free to use these recordings at your local festival.

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Track List

Hokkai Bon Uta (Hokkaido)

Sohma Bon Uta (Fukushima)

Tanko Bushi (Fukuoka)

Yagi Bushi (Gunma and Tochigi)

Personnel

Sumie Kaneko (vocals, shamisen)

David Wells (fue)

Yuta Kato (atari gane, percussion)

Fred Visaya Jr. (taiko, percussion)

Isaku Kageyama (taiko, percussion, audio engineer)

Special Thanks

Amanojaku

Asano Taiko US

Paul Sakamoto

Vitti Thitivongse

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