Posted on October 23, 2012

Introducing the ‘Shamazing’ Hibiki Ichikawa

Introducing the ‘Shamazing’ Hibiki Ichikawa

If you’re a regular reader of Haikugirl’s Japan you might recognise the name Hibiki Ichikawa. Hibiki Ichikawa (一川 響) is an incredibly talented London-based shamisen (traditional Japanese stringed instrument) player who seems to crop up at just about every Japanese event I attend in the UK. Born in Kanazawa, Ishikawa prefecture, Hibiki started playing the … Continue reading