Welcome to Bachido!

The mission of Bachido is to bring you everything you need to play shamisen: instruction, community, and of course, the instrument itself. I hope you will join me in growing Bachido into a worldwide "home" for shamisen players!

Keep up the twang!
    —Kyle Abbott


Crash Course
Everything you need to begin playing shamisen
Bachido Schoolhouse
Shamisen lessons from certified instructors
The Bachido Store
High quality shamisen, accessories and swag!

I'm ecstatic to find a supportive, English speaking community on the web that has an accessible store with training supplies!

Robert, Sydney, Australia