Yogetsu Akasaka

Improvising musician/Buddhist monk

Yogetsu Akasaka

As a human beatboxer, Yogetsu uses all the sounds from his mouth to remixing his music. He had performed in New York and eight other cities in the world, and he decided to become a Zen Buddhist monk.

He performs  at various events, from outdoor music festivals to mindfulness events. Uniquely live looping layers of his voice with Buddhist sutras and mantas, Yogetsu’s original remix has been triggering attention globally.

In 2020, his YouTube video, “Heart Sutra Beat Box Remix,” has been viewed over 1.8 million times and over 65K subscribers.His recent works; 108 days of live streaming and weekly online music meditations on Friday are well received by his fans worldwide.