Masakazu Yoshizawa (吉沢 政和 September 10, 1950 – October 24, 2007) was a Japanese American flautist and musician, known for his mastery of the bamboo flute, specifically the shakuhachi
. Yoshizawa also mastered several other traditional Japanese flutes, in addition to other Japanese and Western musical instruments. He was also considered a scholar of ancient and modern Japanese traditional music. Yoshizawa’s work and music were featured in a number of major Hollywood studio films and soundtracks, including The Joy Luck Club
and Memoirs of a Geisha.
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