fullsizeoutput_1143Michael Andrew Doherty is a shakuhachi player and composer who creates ink paintings, shakuhachi (Japanese bamboo flutes), and music from his studio, Blue Cloud Mountain, located in mountains near Palmer Lake, Colorado.  He also writes essays, and is a published poet. 

You will find both shakuhachi, information concerning lessons and ink/brush paintings for sale on this site, inspired by years of meditation and contemplation, shakuhachi/honkyoku experience and investigation into silence and sound.  There is also poetry to be discovered.

May you be well, happy and peaceful.