About me:

Guitarist since 1976. Recording and gigging musician. Educated at Berklee College of Music, Musician's Institute, and Cal State University. Live in Southern California near the ocean, and make music every single day.

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Jeff K. posted the article Takamine Artist Dillon Carmichael Debuts at Grand Ole Opry

There's no bigger stage in country music than the Grand Ole Opry, and tomorrow night (Tuesday August 21), up-and-coming Takamine artist Dillon Carmichael will be there, front and center. In February, we at Takamine were......Read more
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Jeff K. posted the article Congrats to Ryan Skolasinski, our P1DC Sweepstakes Winner

Everyone at Takamine, along with singer-songwriter Jason Charles Miller, sends our congratulations to Ryan Skolasinski of White Hall, IL. Out of the thousands of entries in our recent sweepstakes, his name was randomly......Read more
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Jeff K. posted the article Artist Spotlight: Steven Wilson

Progressive rock icon Steven Wilson is a relatively recent convert to Takamine. He used an EF341SC extensively on the first leg of the tour supporting his latest album 'To the Bone', and is also using a P7NC and an EF360SC......Read more
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Jeff K. posted the article A Big Win for a Kenny Chesney Fan

Everyone enjoys the rare occasions when they enter some kind of contest or giveaway and they end up winning. But during a recent sweepstakes promotion that we offered at Takamine over the spring, something happened that......Read more
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Jeff K. posted the article Step Up to Adirondack Spruce with Two New Limited-Edition Takamine Models

We all love the classic sound of a finely-crafted, solid spruce-topped acoustic guitar, but not all spruces are created equal. Adirondack spruce (also known as red spruce) is an excellent top wood that was used a great deal......Read more