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11/23/2020

The Accidentals / How Many Hands

The song How Many Hands (does it take to get a grip), the band’s illuminating distress flare, was originally written for the purpose of getting out the vote in tandem with organizations like and Head Count and IVoted
11/11/2020

About Rick Whelden

Rick, with his indomitable spirit, unswerving commitment and true love of music was absolutely key to the full realization of Charlie Kaman’s vision of the acoustic guitar unleashed
10/13/2020

Reba Meyers / Acoustic

As the pandemic induced lockdown hamstrung the 2020 tour season and relegated rabid road dogs to homebound wall climbers, Code Orange, who Rolling Stone called “America’s Hungriest Metal Band” was channeling their primal instincts into the notion of taking the pervasive living-room livestream performance format, and turning it onto its head.

LTD 2020 Peace

 
 

Takamine LTD 2020 Peace Guitar

Every year, Takamine showcases their exquisite craftsmanship with their highly anticipated limited-edition LTD model. This year's LTD2020 "Peace" guitar ushers in the decade with a wonderful message of peace. This concert-sized guitar has an intricate olive branch and dove motif inlaid into the fingerboard using multi-colored stone and shell.

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Guitars

Takamine Guitars

 

Takamine Pro Series Models

Takamine Pro Series guitars are carefully constructed in the foothills of the Japanese Alps, where dedicated artisans create instruments of special beauty. Each Takamine guitar features only the finest well- seasoned woods and is made using a combination of modern woodworking techniques and traditional hand craftsmanship. Further, each Takamine guitar embodies the elegant aesthetics and masterful precision that only comes from decades of devotion to the craft of luthiery.

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G-Series

 
 

Takamine G Series Guitars

Delivering pure Takamine™ quality and performance at accessible prices, the G Series offers a wide range of guitars for players in all musical genres. Combining beautiful tone and smooth playability with the latest in pickup and preamp design is a hallmark of this impressive collection of instruments.

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History

The Takamine Story

For more than half a century now, Takamine has proudly dedicated itself to the art of fine guitar craftsmanship. Its longstanding devotion to innovation and continual improvement has placed it among the world’s premier acoustic guitar makers, with truly fine instruments that are the first choice of performing guitarists worldwide.

With humble beginnings in 1959 as a small family-run guitar shop nestled at the foot of Mount Takamine in the central Japanese town of Sakashita, the fledgling company took the mountain’s name in 1962 and began in earnest the journey that led to the phenomenal success that is the modern Takamine company. The timeline here outlines that remarkable evolution.

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