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Shamisen player: Kagurazaka Hozuki Matsuri, Tokyo

This lady was playing the tsugarujamisen [つがるじゃみせん - 津軽三味線] which is a variety of Shamisen from Aomori Prefectire in the North of Japan. However, they were playing in the Okinawan style. Quite a mix but the band were amazing.