Born in 1961 Shozan Tanabe studied under Hozan Yamamoto from the Tozan school of shakuhachi. He has developed into one of Japan's leading shakuhachi players, recipient of a number of awards and has performed around the world including Carnegie Hall in New York and for Pope John Paul II at the Vatican. This is his best album, solo shakuhachi and some koto accompaniment from Hideaki Kuribayashi. 1. Shizuka Naru Toki 2. So 3. Nyorai Shizune 4. Joseki 5. Ukon Tsurubami 6. Tsuki 7. Otonai.