The Tsugaru shamisen is a traditonal Japanese stringed instrument that looks like a remote cousin of the banjo, with a very long neck. Two Japanese brothers are investing their talent into keeping the Tsugaru shamisen alive and well. Ryoichiro and Kenichi Yoshida, known asï¿½ the Yoshida Brothersï¿½ stopped by our Boston studios to speak with The World's David Baron.
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