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?
= Posting a short video everyday on my YouTube channel, Instagram, and TikTok. Make sure to subscribe/follow so that you don't miss any of them!

If you're interested in the exercises from my Instagram, please check my lesson material page for free PDFs.

= The Nobuki Takamen Trio will go on tour in Japan in July, and in Thailand in August. Please stay tuned for the tour schedule!

= My 2nd book (1st as instruction book) ''Fretboard Visualization for Guitarists'' was published from one of the most popular publishers, Shinko Music on March 25th, 2024. Please DM me if you're interested in purchasing the book (it's in Japanese but lots of musical examples and diagrams!).

= My first book was out from Artes Publishing on July 25th, 2023. This is a book about my life as a guitarist in NYC. It's only in Japanese but I'm currently working on releasing the book in the US. Stay tuned!!

All of my albums including the newest studio album ‘’Life is Now’’ are available!

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Guitar Lessons
= Now accepting new guitar students. If you'd like to study with me, click here to learn more about my online lessons from anywhere in the world and private lessons in the NY/NJ tristate area. 

Guitar lesson tutorials are 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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