Pro Series 3 New Finishes at NAMM 2018

Pro Series 3 New Finishes at NAMM 2018

New product spotlight from the 2018 NAMM Show (January 25-28, 2018). These prototypes of several exciting new finishes for the handcrafted Pro Series 3 were debuted at NAMM 2018 for the first time....
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LTD-2018 Gifu-Cho at NAMM 2018

LTD-2018 Gifu-Cho at NAMM 2018

Live new product spotlight from the 2018 NAMM Show (January 25-28, 2018) featuring this year's special limited-edition Takamine LTD-2018 Gifu-Cho. ...
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Creating the LTD-2018 Gifu-Cho

Creating the LTD-2018 Gifu-Cho

The delicately inlaid butterflies presented on the limited-edition LTD-2018 Gifu-Cho herald the arrival of the Spring season. These butterflies, also known as “Spring Ephemeral”, cannot survive in the deep forest. They only...
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TH90 Demo by Jonathan Gomez

TH90 Demo by Jonathan Gomez

Professional guitarist and educator Jonathan Gomez takes the Takamine TH90 for a test drive in this demo video. The TH90 Hirade concert classic is handcrafted in our pro series facility that has been building precision...
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LTD-2017 Magome Demo by Linda Taylor

LTD-2017 Magome Demo by Linda Taylor

It's getting near the end of 2017, and our annual special limited-edition guitar will be more and more hard to find. But no matter when you can get ahold of one, the beauty of Magome is timeless. In this video, it's being...
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EF400SC TT 12-String Demo by Linda Taylor

EF400SC TT 12-String Demo by Linda Taylor

Guitarist Linda Taylor, a respected player known from her time as a musical accompanist on Drew Carey's long-running improv comedy show Whose Line Is It Anyway?, grabs the new Takamine EF400SC TT, the first 12-string guitar...
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EF360SC TT Demo by Linda Taylor

EF360SC TT Demo by Linda Taylor

The EF360SC TT is a welcome addition to Takamine's acclaimed Thermal Top series, giving the musician the desired sound of a played-in vintage instrument in a new guitar with modern amenities, such as a slender neck, and...
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Limited-Edition CP5D OAD Demo by Linda Taylor

Limited-Edition CP5D OAD Demo by Linda Taylor

Guitarist Linda Taylor pulls out some tasty note runs and sweet chords using the limited-edition Takamine CP5D OAD, an elegantly-appointed dreadnought with a coveted Adirondack spruce top, toneful ovangkol back and sides, and...
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Limited-Edition CP6SSDC Demo by Linda Taylor

Limited-Edition CP6SSDC Demo by Linda Taylor

Guitarist Linda Taylor, a respected player known from her time as a musical accompanist on Drew Carey's long-running improv comedy show Whose Line Is It Anyway?, does a terrific demo of the new limited-edition Takamine...
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Naomi Wachira: "Beautifully Human"

Naomi Wachira: "Beautifully Human"

Seattle-based singer-songwriter Naomi Wachira has released her fourth album, Song of Lament. Born in Kenya, Naomi has received accolades in many directions on her sweet blend of traditional African sounds along with a great...
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CP400NYK Demo by Lance Allen

CP400NYK Demo by Lance Allen

Nashville-based award-winning fingerstyle guitarist Lance Allen takes the Takamine CP400NYK out for a spin, and shows why sometimes smaller is better... at least in terms of cool parlor-style guitars! The CP400NYK is a...
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Sean Rowe: "Newton's Cradle"

Sean Rowe: "Newton's Cradle"

From his upcoming album New Lore (being released on April 7 on Anti Records), here's singer-songwriter (and Takamine player) Sean Rowe with "Newton's Cradle", a great uptempo soul-infused groove. Sean's EN10C-AN Takamine...
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Live at NAMM 17: Striking Matches

Live at NAMM 17: Striking Matches

Takamine players Sarah Zimmermann and Justin Davis are Striking Matches, a high-energy indie/country duo out of Nashville. Here's a clip of their live performance at our 2017 NAMM Show booth, doing "He Only Loves Me When It's...
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LTD-2017 Magome

LTD-2017 Magome

In this video, watch Takamine's master luthiers create the latest of our renowned limited-edition guitars, LTD-2017 Magome, while seeing some of the beauty of the area that inspired its creation.

Over 400 years ago,...
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Live at NAMM 17: The Accidentals Interview

Live at NAMM 17: The Accidentals Interview

After a fantasic live performance at the ESP/Takamine booth at NAMM 2017, The Accidentals join us backstage to talk about why they chose Takamine guitars, and what makes them right for their style of music....
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Live at NAMM 17: LTD-2017 Magome

Live at NAMM 17: LTD-2017 Magome

Takamine's Tom Watters tells the fascinating historical story behind the design of this year's very special limited-edition model, the LTD-2017 Magome. We also learn that despite appearing to be a black guitar, Magome holds...
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Live at NAMM 17: The Accidentals Performance

Live at NAMM 17: The Accidentals Performance

The Accidentals, the young alt folk-rock band out of Michigan who just signed to Sony Music Masterworks, grace the stage at the Takamine/ESP booth at NAMM 2017....
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Live at NAMM 17: Jason Charles Miller Interview

Live at NAMM 17: Jason Charles Miller Interview

Acoustic rocker Jason Charles Miller, who performed live with his band at the ESP/Takamine booth at the 2017 NAMM Show, tells us why he plays Takamine, and talks about the advantages of the Thermal Top TT Series guitars. ...
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Live at NAMM 17: Jason Charles Miller Performance

Live at NAMM 17: Jason Charles Miller Performance

Jason Charles Miller and an all-Takamine band throw down some sweet country-flavored rock at the ESP-/Takamine booth at NAMM 2017....
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Live at NAMM 17: Kiernan McMullan Interview

Live at NAMM 17: Kiernan McMullan Interview

Singer-songwriter Kiernan McMullan comes backstage at the ESP/Takamine booth at NAMM 2017 to tells why he plays our guitars....
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Live at NAMM 17: Kiernan McMullan Performance

Live at NAMM 17: Kiernan McMullan Performance

Kiernan McMullan, a singer-songwriter named one of Alternate Press Magazine's "12 Bands You Need to Know for 2016", performs a solo set live at the ESP/Takamine booth at NAMM 2017....
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