Kōhachiro Miyata

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Kōhachirō Miyata (1938-) 宮田 耕八朗 is a shakuhachi flautist and composer. He performs both traditional and contemporary music. He recorded with Ensemble Nipponia in the United States in 1976. Among his students were Clive Bell, Fukuda Teruhisa, Larry Tyrrell, and Rodrigo Rodriguez. His recordings have been published by Nonesuch Records, JVC, and King Records.[1]


  • Shakuhachi: The Japanese Flute. Explorer Series. Electra Nonesuch 1977.

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  1. ^ "Kōhachirō Miyata". The International Shakuhachi Society. Retrieved 23 November 2013.