Takamine Acoustic Bass
For over 50 years, Takamine have built up a reputation for creating some of the finest acoustic guitars around.
Their humble beginnings started back in 1959 when a small family-run musical instrument workshop opened in the foothills of Mount Takamine in the central Japanese town of Sakashita. By 1962 the popularity of the guitar was growing rapidly in Japan, at this point the company decided to adopt the name of the mountain and dedicate itself to the finest innovation and craftsmanship, values that have remained at the forefront of their guitar manufacturing to this day.
The growth of the Takamine name accelerated rapidly throughout the ‘70s. The invention of the under-saddle pickup revolutionized the amplified acoustic guitar and their guitars started to appear on some of the worlds biggest stages. The ‘80s and ‘90s saw continued development and growth including pioneering work with laser cut inlays, resulting in some of the most intricate, yet precise designs ever seen on a guitar. With stunning design and flawless build quality,
Takamine pride themselves in making ‘the hardest working’ guitars. Just look at the list of some of the world’s leading musicians that rely on their instruments night after night; Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Garth Brooks, Bruno Mars, John Scofield, Don Henley and many others choose Takamine because they know they won’t let them down. Takamine puts more than half a century of guitar-craft expertise into some of the world’s finest acoustic-electric bass guitars.