Musical Brothers You Should Know

Best of Yoshida Brothers album coverThe up-tempo, unique sounds of Yoshida Ky?dai are perfect for sparking your imagination.  Known internationally as the Yoshida Brothers, Kenichi and Ryoichiro are masters of the Tsugaru shamisen, a traditional banjo-like instrument with three strings.  Drums and synthesizers are also incorporated, conjuring a rapid percussive style that blends pop, jazz, and new age to thrilling effect.  Best of Yoshida Brothers is a dreamy, playful sampling of their most creative and successful works, reinventing Japanese folk with modern flourish and driving beat.  Give a listen, and you’ll count yourself a fan in no time.