Jazz Guitarist | Composer

"... showing his sense of melody, originality, and unique expression. A thoroughly pleasing and fulfilling album with the band totally in touch…" - Gene Bertoncini
What's New?
= New jazz guitar lesson video every Saturday!! 

This week's tutorial is the most important exercise that every jazz beginner should do before learning any jazz licks or different scales. The link to the video is here (it'll be published at 12:00am Saturday). Make sure to check the other video about 4 basic chords for jazz beginners from here.

There is also a new video about 10 most popular jazz standards at jam sessions in NYC on my YouTube channel. It's in Japanese but English CC is available. 

= Concert highlight video from Nobuki Takamen Trio, featuring Michael O’Brien on bass and Winard Harper on drums is now up on my YouTube channel.

Check my rig rundown video, talking about my guitar, strings, pedals that I used for the show at Blue Note NY. 

= My new studio album ‘’Life is Now’’ comes out October 21st. Stream the album on your favorite platform! 


AS an exclusive offer, you can get 3 bonus tracks (MP3/WAV) when you purchase directly from me. For more details, email me from here! (Digital download is $10.)

I hope you enjoy my 8th release and you share it with everyone who might like it. For more details, click here to check my discography page!!
Guitar Lessons
Posting jazz guitar lesson tutorials every Saturday on my YouTube channel. Click here to watch all the videos. Make sure to subscribe to my channel so that you won't miss new ones! 

If you'd like to study with me, click here to learn more about my Skype lesson and private lessons in the NY/NJ tristate area. 

Please feel free to ask me if you have any questions about jazz guitar, gears, etc.

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