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?
= My YouTube ''Jazz Guitarist Interview'' is now up on my YouTube channel. The first episode is with a great jazz/Brazilian guitarist, Ben Sher. He talks about his musical background, jazz guitar, solo transcriptions, Brazilian music, the secret to his success and more. Click here to check it out.

= Videos from Nobuki Takamen Trio, featuring Michael O’Brien on bass and Winard Harper on drums are 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 download the album. In order to get the tracks, email me from here after you purchase the album from other websites, or simply purchase directly from me. (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
Check and subscribe to my YouTube channel for new lesson videos and more. 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.

Social Media
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