One of the best of the current Tsugaru shamisen players, blind musician Shotaro Yo (born in 1977) learned Tsugaru shamisen from the age of six and was a 'champion' at the Tsugaru Shamisen Championship of 2008 held in Aomori. On this new album he plays four Tsugaru minyo folk songs and three original tunes.
1. Tsugaru Jonkara Bushi Shin Bushi 2. Tsugaru Owara Bushi 3. Ajigasawa no Kaze 4. Tsugaru no Shiki 5.Kibo 6. Tsugaru San Sagari 7. Tsugaru Yosare Bushi