Understanding Scale Length on Takamine Guitars

Understanding Scale Length on Takamine Guitars

Join Takamine USA's director of product development Tom Watters as he explains what scale length is and how it can affect your tone and the guitar's playability. Then, hear the difference for yourself when expert player Jake...
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Takamine Interview: Sean Rowe

Takamine Interview: Sean Rowe

Hailing from Troy, NY, Takamine artist Sean Rowe is an alternative folk singer-songwriter who has released a series of critically-acclaimed albums since his debut as a solo artist in 2004. Sean gained global recognition...
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John Jorgenson Signature Series JJ325SRC & JJ325SRC-12 Demo by Jake Allen

John Jorgenson Signature Series JJ325SRC & JJ325SRC-12 Demo by Jake Allen

Guitarist Jake Allen takes us through two different runs of the same tune using Takamine's two John Jorgenson Signature Series guitars, the JJ325SRC and the 12-string JJ325SRC-12. These dreadnought cutaway guitars are...
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G Series GLD12E & GLN12E Demo by Mark Blasquez

G Series GLD12E & GLN12E Demo by Mark Blasquez

Guitar player Mark Blasquez shows off the great tones of the affordable GLD12E dreadnought and GLN12E NEX from Takamine's value-packed G Series. These guitars offer the benefit of a shorter scale length, providing a softer,...
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G Series GLD11E & GLN11E Demo by Mark Blasquez

G Series GLD11E & GLN11E Demo by Mark Blasquez

Guitarist Mark Blasquez takes you through a demo with two value-packed G Series guitars... the GLD11E dreadnought and GLN11E NEX. These guitars have the benefit of a shorter scale length, providing a softer, warmer sound due...
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G Series GD35CE PW & GD35CE-12 PW Demo by Jake Allen

G Series GD35CE PW & GD35CE-12 PW Demo by Jake Allen

Available as both the 6-string GD35CE and 12-string GD35CE-12, these striking pearl white dreadnought cutaways are bold and robust sounding guitars in Takamine's high-value G-Series. Enjoy this demo of both by Jake Allen!...
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Pro Series P3NY Demo by Mark Blasquez

Pro Series P3NY Demo by Mark Blasquez

While the "New Yorker" parlor-style acoustic is the smallest body type Takamine offers, the Pro Series P3NY's clear, full-bodied voice resounds with an irresistible airy sweetness and character. Here's a terrific demo of this...
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Pro Series P3FCN Demo by Jake Allen

Pro Series P3FCN Demo by Jake Allen

The always-amazing Jake Allen does this demo of the Takamine Pro Series P3FCN. This guitar delivers classic nylon string tone in modern live and recording environments. Features: solid cedar top, solid sapele back, fan style...
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Legacy Series EF508KC Demo by Jake Allen

Legacy Series EF508KC Demo by Jake Allen

Virtuoso guitarist Jake Allen demos the Takamine Legacy Series EF508KC. This all-koa NEX-shaped guitar is handcrafted in our pro series facility in Japan. Features include a fully bound body and fretboard, mahogany neck with...
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G Series GY93E Demo by Mark Blasquez

G Series GY93E Demo by Mark Blasquez

Guitarist Mark Blasquez expertly performs on the Takamine G Series GY93E in this demo video. The GY93E features Takamine's parlor-style New Yorker body shape for comfort and articulate tone, along with a solid spruce top,...
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G Series G6CE Demo by Mark Blasquez

G Series G6CE Demo by Mark Blasquez

Expert guitarist Mark Blasquez does this demo of the Takamine G Series G6CE in Gloss Black finish. This classical guitar delivers a traditional sound paired to a more modern look with its solid spruce top and black walnut...
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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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Takamine Showcase 2022 - Spring Edition

Takamine Showcase 2022 - Spring Edition

Enjoy this complete showcase of Takamine's newest and coolest guitars!...
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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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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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