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  Tak Matsumoto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tak's formal education in jazz was minimal, but when he started working as a session musician, and supporting many tours like TM Network, his musicianship was cemented.
Tak and Koshi formed the band B'z and debuted in September of 1988.
Tak Matsumoto was added to the Gibson signature artist club as the first guitarist in Asia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tak_Matsumoto   (787 words)

  
 Tak Matsumoto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tak and Koshi Inaba formed their band, B'z in September of 1988.
Tak Matsumoto also plays with other well known musicians, such as Japanese singers like Misia, Mai Kuraki, and ZARD.
Tak Matsumoto has also played with the overseas musicians such as Aerosmith.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /Tak_Matsumoto   (139 words)

  
 Tak Matsumoto : Hana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
tak matsumoto %3A hana t'pau : the greatest hits : alvin lee and ten years after : solid rock gaetano donizetti : la figlia del reggimento (rossi), fela kuti : monkey banana excuse o various artists : tex mex favourites.
tak matsumoto : hana : various artists : saint germain cafe, 5ive : the hemophiliac dream.
tak matsumoto %3A hana t'pau : the greatest hits : major matt honey usa : are you ready for the ballet?
www.cd-discounts.net /tak-matsumoto-%3A-hana.html   (972 words)

  
 Tak Matsumoto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
'''Takahiro "Tak" Matsumoto'''(&26494;&26412;&23389;&24344; Matsumoto Takahiro, born in Toyonaka, Osaka, March 27, 1961) is a main guitarist in B'z, and he is one of the most famous guitarists in Japan.
Tak and Koshi Inaba formed their band, B'z and debuted in September of 1988.
Tak Matsumoto his own Signature model Les Paul of Gibson was made in 1999.
tak-matsumoto.area51.ipupdater.com   (258 words)

  
 tak matsumoto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Takahiro Matsumoto was born on 27th of March in 1961 (aries, bloodtype 0) in Osaka-fu Fuchu City He can be considered the founder of B'z.
Tak like going out to bars and have a drink with his friends.
Tak hardcore fan Glen has a lot of info about Tak's equipment and solo works on his website.
loving_all_night.tripod.com /html/tak.html   (197 words)

  
 Matsumoto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Matsumoto (松本, "base of the pine tree") is the 16th most common Japanese surname and the name of a city (Matsumoto-shi) in Nagano Prefecture.
The Matsumoto Hotel, the name of The Peninsula hotel during Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Matsumoto   (127 words)

  
 Tak Matsumoto Group - TMG1
Tak Matsumoto is one of the most renowned guitarist in all of Asia.
Tak built up his career lending his formidable talents to countless recording sessions and live performances backing numerous artists.
Tak told them his idea of forming a band and they were very excited about being a part of this new project.
www.nehrecords.com /shop/TMG1.htm   (495 words)

  
 Metal-Rules.com
Tak Matsumoto is the bandleader for the Japanese rock band B’Z where Tak is the guitarist, songwriter and producer.
Tak produced the album himself and he managed to combine the melodic hard rock from the 80’s with an updated soundscape for the 21st century.
Tak does some really sharp guitar here and there through the song before the disco drums return in the choruses.
www.metal-rules.com /review/viewreview.php?month=January&year=2005&pos=61   (805 words)

  
 B'z - TAK MATSUMOTO featuring ZARD - ihoujin
Tak Matsumoto, the guitarist and composer from B'z, and Izumi Sakai, the vocalist of ZARD, have gotten together for a powerhouse collaboration.
Since ZARD and B'z are still two of the biggest selling Japanese artists of all time, it was no surprise that this new single, "ihoujin", had no trouble flying off the shelves.
The song ends up more or less sounding like a basic ZARD song, but with Tak Matsumoto's trademark B'z-style guitar.
www.j-fan.com /jpop/jpop.cgi?action=viewrev&artist=B'z&album=u-TAK_MATSUMOTO_featuring_ZARD_fdsa_ihoujin-o   (332 words)

  
 MelodicRock.com - Interactive Melodic CD Reviews
Tak Matsumoto is a very popular and well respected guitarist from Japan.
The songs were written by Tak, Eric and Jack, with Tak responsible for all music and Jack and Eric brining in their own lyrics and melodies.
Tak Matsumoto is among the finest players on the planet and his playing alone merits a solid 90+.
www.melodicrock.com /reviews/tmg-tmg1.p3   (3433 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Hana (Enhanced) (W/1 Bonus Traks): Music: Takashi Matsumoto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Tak Matsumoto is revered as chief songwriter, guitarist and producer of the Japanese rock band, B'z.
Tak Matsumoto, the only Asian guitarist to date that owns two signature Les Paul Gibsons, is also song-writer and guitarist of B'z, Japan's best-selling rock band to date.
TAK is obviously a very talented guitarist and he adds enough originality to rise above even mundane material (ROMEO and JULIET) and infuse these tracks with life and joy.
www.amazon.ca /Hana-Enhanced-1-Bonus-Traks/dp/B000088NUG   (607 words)

  
 Nippop | B'z | Profile
Matsumoto started playing guitar as a youngster in Osaka, and got his first big break playing in the backing band for the very popular TM Network.
While the members are both accomplished musicians (Matsumoto is one of just a handful of guitarists to have his own Gibson signature model), and are hugely popular in Japan, their high-sheen hard rock style has yet made a big impact internationally.
Matsumoto has in fact recorded five solo albums, and his record Hana was released on the Steve Vai owned U.S. record label Favored Nations.
nippop.com /artist/artist_id-234/artist_name-b_z   (757 words)

  
 Tak Matsumoto Les Paul Complete News Update   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The average American music aficionado may wonder who this is, but to fans in Japan, Tak Matsumoto is fast approaching legendary status as a rock guitar icon.
The Tak Matsumoto Signature Les Paul is one of Gibson’s strongest selling models this year with backorders well into the year 2000.
Tak Matsumoto's new signature model will be named "TAK Matsumoto Les Paul TAK Burst".
www.geocities.com /keen_on_all/newstwo.htm   (513 words)

  
 News @ Cisco: Cisco Appoints Yasuki Kurosawa as President of Nihon Cisco Systems
Also announced today is the promotion of Tak Matsumoto to chairman of Nihon Cisco Systems.
Yasuki Kurosawa succeeds Tak Matsumoto as president of Nihon Cisco Systems.
Tak Matsumoto joined Cisco in April, 1992 as president of Nihon-Cisco.
newsroom.cisco.com /dlls/fspnisapid6d4.html   (434 words)

  
 B'z
Matsumoto is the one who writes all of the music while Inaba writes the lyrics.
Matsumoto was very impressed with Inaba's singing ability and quickly recruited him.
As for Matsumoto's guitar style, it is very much pre-grunge showing influences from blues, spanish guitar and metal and many of the legendary guitar greats like Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Joe Satriani.
www.furinkan.com /tomobiki/wagaku/artists/bz.htm   (942 words)

  
 Tak Matsumoto Group
Tak Matsumoto along with Eric Martin and Jack Blades managed to release on of the best hard rock albums of 2004.
E: Tak called me at my home and asked if I could write and record an album with him for a solo project that he was putting together.
Tak is an Icon in his home country of Japan.
www.grande-rock.com /tak_matsumoto_group.htm   (1655 words)

  
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Championed in his homeland as the most renowned guitarist in all of Asia, Tak Matsumoto is equally revered as chief songwriter, guitarist and producer of the Japanese rock band, B'z.
An acclaimed six-string virtuoso, Tak has joined such hallowed company as axe legends Jimmy Page, Joe Perry, KISS's Ace Frehley and Slash to become the fifth guitarist in the world to have his own Gibson U.S.A. signature model, the "Tak Matsumoto Les Paul".
But it was 2002, in particular, that served as a landmark year for Tak with the Japanese release of his much heralded instrumental albums, Hana and Dragon From The West.
www.favorednations.com /artists/tm/tm.html   (361 words)

  
 June 2004
Tak Matsumoto is a well-known guitarist in Japan and he was the leader of his popular band B’z in the 80’s.
Tak is a lover of good melodic hard rock music and this is obvious if you listen to this CD.
Of course Tak is responsible for the great music of the album and I must admit that he has done a hell of work in the guitars here!
www.grande-rock.com /june_2004.htm   (705 words)

  
 Japan superstar Tak Matsumoto joins the ranks of legendary Gibson signature artists
As leader of the Japanese rock band, B’z, Tak Matsumoto has taken his trademark Gibson Les Paul to the top of the charts with album sales of nearly 60,000,000.
Below are photos from Tak's recent visit to Gibson to inspect and approve the Tak Matsumoto Signature Les Paul.
A Japanese TV crew followed Tak during his visit filming a TV special to be shown in Japan.
www.gibson.com /whatsnew/pressrelease/1999/nov10a.html   (379 words)

  
 Musikkavisen - Tak Matsumoto Group - TMG I
Tak Matsumoto Group er en såkalt allstar- eller super-gruppe.
Bak det hele står mannen som har gitt gruppa navn, japanske Tak Matsumoto.
Hvem i huleste er Tak Matsumoto, spør du nok.
www.musikkavisen.no /sak/001348.asp   (281 words)

  
 Elitist Tak Matsumoto Les Paul Standard and Elitist Country Gentleman
That Elitist Tak Matsumoto Les Paul is based on a Gibson Les Paul played by Matsumoto in the Japanese supergroup B'z.
The Elitist Tak Matsumoto model is the ultimate Les Paul Standard, featuring a quilt-maple top and abalone fingerboard inlays.
The Tak Les Paul is equipped with Gibson USA-made 'Burstbucker pickups, which are coverless humbuckers with "zebra" fl and white coils, designed to replicate the pickups on the original sunburst Les Pauls of the 1958-60.
namm.harmony-central.com /WNAMM04/Content/Epiphone/PR/Elitist-Tak-Chet.html   (463 words)

  
 B'z   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
They are not just a fad either: Tak's beguiling riffs and Kohshi's intense singing are just as popular now as they were when they started in 1989.
Tak was an undervalued solo guitarist who was once part of the band TMN, alongside one of today's most successful Japanese producers, Komuro from globe, and Kohshi was a mathematics teacher with only amateur experience in music.
Tak finished his fourth solo album, Dragon from the West, and started a band of his own called TMG who completed their first album, TMG1, in June.
www.projectj.net /bz.htm   (833 words)

  
 Epiphone Elitist Tak Matsumoto Les Paul Standard Solid Body Electric Guitar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Tak Matsumoto Les Paul Standard features Green Keys by Gotoh tuners, rosewood fingerboard with abalone inlays, 1-pc Mahogany neck set at the 16th fret, 22 frets, 1-11/16" nut width, 24-3/4" scale, Book-Matched Quilt-Maple top, and Book-Matched Mahogany back.
From the quality of build on this model, I would have to guess that this is the same factory as the classic Tokai and lawsuit guitars, as this model is almost identical to the LS100 or higher models in the Love Rock line.
Tak Matsumoto is a very famous and one the most respected guitarist in Asia.
www.music123.com /Epiphone-Elitist-Tak-Matsumoto-Les-Paul-STD-i130481.music?affil=chrisb   (924 words)

  
 [Metal-Temple.com] Tak Matsumoto Group - TMG I (Review)
Tak Matsumoto Group - TMG ITak Matsumoto Group - TMG I
Tak Matsumoto seems to be a genuine star in the Land of the Rising Sun.
If so, Tak is in a more up-to-date "vein",still with blistering riffs and groovy melodies, only in today’s "production" standards.
www.metal-temple.com /review.asp?id=732   (479 words)

  
 MusikMagazin.At - Österreichisches Online Musikmagazin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Eine interessante Schar an Musikern hat Tak Matsumoto da um sich gescharrt, um die gleichnamige "Group" zu gründen.
Tak Matsumoto genießt in Japan einen Status, hinter dem sich so mancher westliche "Star" bei Weitem verstecken kann.
Als kleines exotisches Extra hat Tak Matsumoto auch ein wenig asiatisches Flair integriert (vor allem, aber nicht nur bei "The Greatest Show On Earth" zu hören), welches das Album gelungen auflockert.
www.musikmagazin.at /tak_matsumoto_group_tmg_i.htm   (330 words)

  
 Extended Mix - Recension -- Tak Matsumoto Group "TMG 1"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Just Mr, Big, Nightranger och Damn Yankess är högst påtagligt närvarande i denna recension och det beror på två saker, dels att sångaren i TAK MATSUMOTO GROUP heter Eric Martin och att bassisten heter Jack Blades, dels på att produktionen har lite av samma svulstighet som dessa tre band en gång i tiden hade.
TAK MATSUMOTO är en japansk gitarrist som har ett band som heter B’Z i Japan, och som lär ha sålt hela 80 miljoner (!) skivor i Asien.
Plattan släpptes i Japan i våras och den blev naturligtvis en dundersuccé och nu är det dags för oss i Europa att ta del av den.
www.extendedmix.com /recensioner/recension.asp?albumID=478   (431 words)

  
 Tak Matsumoto Music - Favorite Songs - Lyrics From
Tak Matsumoto Group TMG 1 The pairing of Jack Blades and Eric Martin was always going to be special...
Takahiro "Tak" Matsumoto (, Matsumoto Takahiro?, born on March 27, 1961 in Toyonaka, Osaka) is a Japanese...
Tak Matsumoto Ihoujin songs CD Single album can be purchased at CD Universe...
www.lyricsfrom.com /artists/t/Tak-Matsumoto.html   (1676 words)

  
 Tak Matsumoto Group - TMG, Vol. 1: Music-Hills.com
Now I am sure Tak Matsumoto Group would be the next if such rare breakout ever happen to Japanese musicians.
Supporting Tak Matsumoto great guitarist of the popular Japanese rock band "Bz" is Jack Blades known for the leader of both Night Ranger and Damm Yankees.
There is some good guitar work from Tak Matsumoto, and Eric Martin does a good job on vocals.
www.music-hills.com /Tak-Matsumoto/Tmg-1-B00064JTA2.htm   (1056 words)

  
 RevelationZ Magazine - Album Review - Tak Matsumoto Group - TMG 1
Tak Matsumoto has built a huge following in Japan as songwriter, guitarist and producer of the Japanese rock band, B'Z, who have sold over 80 million units in Japan alone, making them Japan's biggest selling band in history.
TMG is a supergroup fronted by Tak and Night Ranger/Damn Yankees bassist Jack Blades and ex-Mr.
Tak doesn’t forget his origin and uses Japanese inspired sound effects on Oh, Japan — Our Time is Now, I Know You By Heart and The Greatest Show on earth.
www.revelationz.net /index.asp?ID=1342   (769 words)

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