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October 31, 2017 10:40 PM

Tombo Celebrates 100 Years Anniversary

Tombo Musical Instrument. Co., Ltd. hosted a 100th anniversary reception on October 20 at Asakusa View Hotel, Tokyo inviting nearly 300 guests from the industry and harmonica and accordion players. Tombo’s century-long history dates back to 1902 when Seijiro Mano launched Koyodo Mano Inc. in Ueno, Tokyo. Having mastered harmonica making and maintenance technique, he built harmonica factory in 1917 in Nippori, and developed Japan’s first accordion 23 years later. Tombo is also known as a pioneer ...

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October 10, 2017 03:42 PM

Further Progressed Fender Guitars Made in JAPAN

Fender Music Showcased MADE IN JAPAN TRADITIONAL series Fender guitars Which celebrate 35th anniversary year on September 13 at Wired Tokyo 1999 in Shibuya inviting music dealers and press members. Edward Cole, president, delivered an opening remarks saying, “History of Fender guitars made in Japan dates back to 1982. Guitarists throughout the world were excited with reasonably priced and high-quality Japan Fender gears, and they became in many cases the first guitars for quite a lot of t...

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October 10, 2017 03:29 PM

Ikebe Musical Opens Bass House Ikebukuro, Tokyo

One of the leading musical instruments retail chains, Ikebe Musical launched Bass House Ikebe Ikebukuro, the first bass specialist store in the area, on September 1 on the 3rd floor of Rock House Ikebe Ikebukuro. It represents 5th bass store for Ikebe. (photo right: Bass House Ikebe opened on the 3rd floor of Rock House Ikebe.)   The 3rd floor is dedicated to about 400 bass guitars from entry level to high-end and special custom-built models. The customers can pick up gears of choice as we...

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September 28, 2017 10:26 AM

Fukuoka Guitar Fiesta, Another Success

A total of 6 companies in the music products industry staged 3rd electric & acoustic guitar exhibition and sale show on September 16 and 17 in Fukuoka. Because of bad weather related to Tyhoon No. 18, total attendance for the two days was 600, significantly decreased from 1,090 last year, but sales outperformed last year’s result with 14 million yen. Guitar fans rushed to exhibition floor early in the morning of the first day. This year, the organizer offered a series of seminars and w...

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September 28, 2017 10:26 AM

Yamaha Celebrates 50 Years Drum Manufacturing

Yamaha Music Japan with Kazunori Kobayashi as its president held Yamaha Drums 50th anniversary Drum Session on September 2 at Harajuku Quest Hall, Tokyo inviting industry guests and amateur drum fans full to capacity. Legendary Yamaha drummers including Steve Gadd, Dave Weckl, Akira Jimbo, and popular young female student drummer Senri Kawaguchi shared and celebrated the historical milestone of Yamaha’s 50 years of drum manufacturing. The tickets for the concert sold out immediately when t...

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JAPAN PIANO ATLAS 2013

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List of Japanese & imported pianos manufactured before 1999. A full list of Japanese pianos with serial numbers, specifications, finishes, photos. A list of imported pianos with brand names, model numbers, finishes and retail prices. A must for used piano dealers.
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