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?
= Now accepting new online guitar students. Please find more details about my lesson from here. I'm also setting up my Patreon page. I'm planning to launch in May 2021, so please check back here again in Spring!!


= New jazz guitar lesson video almost every Saturday!! 
This week's tutorial is about my guitar. I talk about my primary guitar, Gibson ES-335, which I have been playing for more than 20 years. I also show you how I fix the notorious rattling noise issue of Gibson guitars. I hope you enjoy this video!!

Please also make sure to check the other videos in this playlist.


= 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! 

Amazon
iTunes
Spotify

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
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. 

Posting jazz guitar lesson tutorials almost 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! 
Social Media
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