Rodrigo Rodriguez (born 29 August 1978) is a Spanish shakuhachi player, musical producer, and composer. Born in the Argentina, Rodrigo lived and grew up in Spain from the decade of the 80s.
He has lived and studied shakuhachi in Japan under the discipline of the Master Kaoru Kakizakai in The International ShakuhachiKenshunkanSchool and with Kohachiro Miyata one of Japan's leading players of the shakuhachi.
In 2008 he put out the album "Various Artists Music That Illuminates Your Life" by the record company Gemini Sun Records which was distributed by ADA / Warner Music Group sharing multi -artist compilation with artists as David Arkenstone and Terry Oldfield.
On August 28, 2008 his third album "Beyond the Times" was chosen by John Diliberto and Echoes as one of the Top 25 Albums.
Rodrigo has performed worldwide, at stages like Imperial Hotel Tokyo, NHK Culture events, and in theTemple Kōtoku-in of the "Great Buddha" of Kamakura city which is one of the most famous icons of Japan.
In 2012 he was invited to perform in Moscow, in the Tchaikovsky Conservatory for the International Festival "Nihon No Kokoro" which is directed by scientific and creative “World Music Cultures Center" of the Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory.
On march1 ,2013, Rodriguez released his sixth album"The Road of Hasekura Tsunenaga"dedicated to the first Japanese diplomatic mission to Spain ,which departed from Ishinomaki in October 1613 and arrived in Seville1614. The album was supported by Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Spain, Coria del Rio, Casa Galicia Japon, SGAE and the committee of the Spain-Japan Dual Year.
In 2014 Rodrigo Rodriguez was invited to perform at the first International World Congress of Jikiden Reiki, held in Barcelona, in the presence and the conference of Japanese author and researcher Dr. Masaru Emoto.