NAMM 2022: GLD11E and GLN11E

NAMM 2022: GLD11E and GLN11E

Live from NAMM 2022, a spotlight on the GLD11E and GLN11E....
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NAMM 2022: Tour of the Takamine Booth

NAMM 2022: Tour of the Takamine Booth

A quick tour of the Takamine Booth at NAMM 2022....
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NAMM 2022: THE 60TH

NAMM 2022: THE 60TH

Live from NAMM 2022, a spotlight on the special 60th anniversary limited edition model THE 60TH....
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NAMM 2022: GLD12E and GLN12E

NAMM 2022: GLD12E and GLN12E

Live from NAMM 2022, a spotlight on the G11 Series with the GLD12E and the GLN12E....
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NAMM 2022: Jake Allen with the Thinline Series

NAMM 2022: Jake Allen with the Thinline Series

Live from NAMM 2022, an interview with Takamine artist Jake Allen....
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NAMM 2022: G30 Series

NAMM 2022: G30 Series

Live from NAMM 2022, a spotlight on the new additions to the G30 Series, the GD35CE PW and the GD35CE-12 PW....
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My Music Summoned a Moose!

My Music Summoned a Moose!

When I was recording my entry for the 2021 Takamine Go Play Outside contest at Lake Irene in Rocky Mountain National Park, a funny thing happened. I was playing my song "Aiode" when I looked across the lake and saw a moose...
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Paride Pignotti: "Charles River"

Paride Pignotti: "Charles River"

In Summer 2021, when we held our "Go Play Outside" contest, the winner ended up being Paride Pignotti, a young Italian virtuoso who was studying for his Master's degree in Jazz at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. He...
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Ryanhood: "Appy Returns"

Ryanhood: "Appy Returns"

They're back, and perhaps even better than ever! Ryanhood, the Tucson, AZ-based duo of Takamine players Ryan Green and Cameron Hood, have just debuted the video for "Appy Returns", a tune from their terrific 2021 album Under...
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Hallelujah!

Hallelujah!

Our version Of Hallelujah. Hope you enjoy. ...
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Tony Franklin on the Takamine TB10 Bass

Tony Franklin on the Takamine TB10 Bass

Tony Franklin, the widely-respected bass player who rocketed to global acclaim in the early '80s as part of the band The Firm with Jimmy Page and Paul Rogers, has just done a demo video of the Takamine TB10 bass. This unique...
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Takamine Community Interview: Paride Pignotti

Takamine Community Interview: Paride Pignotti

Paride Pignotti, who won Takamine "Go Play Outside" contest in Summer 2021, spoke to us during our "Takamine Showcase 2022 - Winter Edition" event. Learn about this young and incredibly talented guitarist who is getting his...
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Takamine Artist Interview: Mike Herrera (MxPx)

Takamine Artist Interview: Mike Herrera (MxPx)

Takamine player Mike Hererra, solo artist and frontman of the pop punk band MxPx, spoke with us during our "Takamine Showcase 2022 - Winter Edition" event. Mike relates his experiences as a singer-songwriter, using Takamine...
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Takamine Artist Interview: Keith Wallen (Breaking Benjamin)

Takamine Artist Interview: Keith Wallen (Breaking Benjamin)

Takamine player Keith Wallen, solo artist and member of American rock band Breaking Benjamin, spoke to us as part of our "Takamine Showcase 2022 - Winter Edition" video event. Learn more about how Keith discovered Takamine...
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G Series GN77KCE Demo by Mark Blasquez

G Series GN77KCE Demo by Mark Blasquez

The affordable G Series GN77KCE offers a beautiful Hawaiian Koa top, back and sides, and makes the transition to the stage effortless with the addition of Takamine’s own TP-4TD electronics, complete with an equalizer and...
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Legacy Series EF381SC Demo by Mark Blasquez

Legacy Series EF381SC Demo by Mark Blasquez

Perhaps the most iconic 12-string guitar in the world, the Takamine Legacy Series EF381SC is immediately recognizable for both its Gloss Black finish and its articulate tone. Enjoy this demo by expert guitarist Mark Blasquez,...
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Thermal Top EF360SC TT Demo by Mark Blasquez

Thermal Top EF360SC TT Demo by Mark Blasquez

Guitarist Mark Blasquez takes you through the great features and superb tone of the Thermal Top Series EF360SC TT. This cutaway dreadnought incorporates Takamine's "Thermal Top" technology, giving the musician the desired...
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Limited Edition LTD2022 Demo by Mark Blasquez

Limited Edition LTD2022 Demo by Mark Blasquez

In celebration of Takamine's 60th anniversary, the Limited Edition LTD2022 pays homage to an early Takamine design while including excellent modern enhancements. As is the case with all Takamine LTD models, the LTD2022 is...
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Takamine Showcase 2022

Takamine Showcase 2022

Streamed live on January 28, 2022, Takamine Showcase 2022 - Winter Edition includes great guitar demos, insightful artist interviews, the introduction of the limited-edition LTD2022, and much more... all in celebration of...
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Jake Allen & Lexi Bondar: "Santa's Prayer"

Jake Allen & Lexi Bondar: "Santa's Prayer"

Here's Takamine artist Jake Allen, along with his sister Lexi Bondar, performing a lovely song written by their dad Allen Bondar over 30 years ago, when Jake and Lexi were little kids. "Santa's Prayer", a heartwarming...
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Takamine "Go Play Outside" Contest Winner: Paride Pignotti

Takamine "Go Play Outside" Contest Winner: Paride Pignotti

We received dozens and dozens of great video entries for our "Go Play Outside" contest in Summer 2021, and it was difficult to pick the winner. However, Paride Pignotti's "Abuela's Waltz" had all the right elements that we...
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Sotto Voce (I2WB rendition)

Sotto Voce (I2WB rendition)

Video submission for InTwoWeBreak Contest, "Artists Supporting Artists - Out Of The Light" (July-August 2021). My goal was to arrange a small rendition of the song "Sottovoce" (composed by "In Two We Break"), but building a...
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Victor Scherrer - Go Play Outside 2021

Victor Scherrer - Go Play Outside 2021

My entry for the Go Play Outside contest. Recorded on September 18th 2021, at Waneka Lake Park (CO, USA) with my faithful EC128 1993.
I have this guitar since I was a teenager and I absolutely love it!...
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"Go Play Outside" for a Chance to Win Big!

"Go Play Outside" for a Chance to Win Big!

EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 30, 2021! From streets to parks, beaches to deserts, mountains to rivers, summertime is the best time to head to the great outdoors and make music! For members of the USA-based Takamine Community, it’s...
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Premier Guitar Rig Rundown: Striking Matches

Premier Guitar Rig Rundown: Striking Matches

Sarah Zimmerman and Justin Davis of Striking Matches recently sat down with Premier Guitar's John Bohlinger for one of the magazine's beloved "Rig Rundown" interviews. Check out the details of what this talented...
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How to Restring Your Steel-String Acoustic Guitar

How to Restring Your Steel-String Acoustic Guitar

It doesn't matter if you're a beginner or have played acoustic guitar for years and years... there's a right way to most effectively restring your steel-string guitar. Takamine's Tom Watters is here to give you a definitive...
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God’s Little Donkeys

God’s Little Donkeys

I hold the Copyrights on this song...Thanks...jlb...
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