Takahiro "Tak" Matsumoto (松本 孝弘 Matsumoto Takahiro, born on March 27, 1961 in Toyonaka, Osaka) is a Grammy Award-winning Japanese guitarist, producer, arranger, composer, singer and songwriter. In addition to being the guitarist and lead composer for the rock duo B'z, the best-selling music act in their native Japan, he has also had a successful solo career. He is only the fifth guitarist in the world to have his own Gibson signature model guitar
Written-By, Arranged By – Tak Matsumoto. Arranged By – Daisuke IkedaWritten-By, Arranged By – Tak Matsumoto. Engineer – Asumi Narita, Satoshi Fukuda, Taku Oyabu. Guitar – Tak Matsumoto. Mixed By – Masayuki Nomura (tracks: 1, 3 to 7, 9 to 13), Steve Vai (tracks: 2, 8). Producer – Tak Matsumoto. Recorded By – Masayuki Nomura.
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Also known as TMG. Style Hard Rock. Shaw Blades, Jack Blades, Damn Yankees, Night Ranger, Revolution Saints. Matsumoto Tak. Guitar. ex-Whitesnake, ex-Steve Vai. Cindy Blackman. All Albums Video Single. Tmg I. Album -. 2004.
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. And Eric Martin known as the lead vocalist of Mr. Big does excellent work on its vocals. There is some good guitar work from Tak Matsumoto, and Eric Martin does a good job on vocals. None of the 14 songs on the album are very long in duration (all except the last two are under 5 minutes), and nor are they very complex. Instead they are just straight-ahead rock songs and ballads, with a Japanese influence that pops up now and again.
Real/full name: 松本孝弘 (Takahiro Matsumoto). Age: 58 (born Mar 27th, 1961). Takahiro (Tak) Matsumoto is a Grammy Award winning guitarist and one half of the legendary Japanese rock duo B'z with whom he has sold 90 million records in Japan alone, and in a 2011 poll he was selected by the Japanese people as the best guitarist to represent Japan internationally. He and Kōshi Inaba have ongoing friendships with several notable musicians, such as Steve Vai, Slash, Marty. Before his rise to fame, Tak played guitar for Mari Hamada in the mid 80's.
Artist: Tak Matsumoto & Daniel Ho, Tour: Live! 2017 -Electric Island, Acoustic Sea-, Venue: Blue Note Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA. Soaring on Dreams.
Tak Matsumoto is a legendary Japanese musician, best known for being the guitarist of the legendary band, B'z, as well as hisown solo material. He is known for being one of Japan's most respected and influential guitarists in modern music history. Similar Bands: B'z, Koshi Inaba, Syu, Slash, Tomoyasu Hotei. Knockin' "T" Around 1999. Rate It Awful Very Poor Poor Average Good Great Excellent Superb Classic.