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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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September 08, 2017 10:14 AM

Yamaha SX Series Grand Pianos

New SX Series S3X and S6X designed for professional use in conservatories, salons, clubs and studios were unveiled which inherit highest level of technology found in Yamaha’s top line CFX concert grand pianos. They are refined models of S Series pianos much favored for over 30 years featuring A.R.E. (Acoustic Resonance Enhancement) treatment in wood materials of their rims first employed in piano manufacturing at Yamaha, newly designed soundboard, ribs and hammers. Photo: S3X (right) and S6X. Th...

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