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- Michael Anthony
While pursuing a degree in music at Pasadena City College, Michael was asked to join the band, Van Halen. Van Halen assaulted the Southern California club scene over the course of the next few years and established themselves as one of the premiere rock and roll bands in the area.
- Billy Bridge
"I love the feel and sound of my new Yamaha CPX - the new pickup system creates a perfect balance for live performance. It's why I choose to play Yamaha guitars."
- Vivian Campbell
After joining the several influential and popular bands, in 1992, Vivian Campbell joined the rock band Def Leppard and has spent the last twenty years with the band, releasing eight albums and touring worldwide with the band.
- Levent Candas
Being the son of the famous opera singer Nuri Candas, he was involved with classical music since he was a child.
- Ben Davis
"Yamaha AES guitars are understated tone monsters! With massive sound, perfect intonation, and rock solid tuning, they crank hard night after night! There's so many different configurations, you're guaranteed to find the perfect fit."
"My Yamaha CGX171CCA nylon guitar can be lush or aggressive as I need it to be. It takes an absolute beating (sometimes literally!) and is always really responsive to my hands."
- Nathan East
Nathan East has been a Yamaha artist for more than three decades and remains one of the world's most sought-after musicians. As a bassist, producer & songwriter, Nathan has collaborated with numerous top artists from Barry White and Kenny Loggins to Eric Clapton and Anita Baker.
- Rik Emmett
Few guitarists have extended their playing horizons like Rik Emmett. From rock and blues, through jazz and fusion, to folk and classical, his long and flourishing career underlines his ability as one of the world’s most accomplished and versatile exponents of the instrument.
- Jonathan English
“Hands down, the most reliable, durable & trustworthy brand ive enjoyed in my career. Yamaha guitars, keyboards, and sound gear have never failed to impress.”
- Rodrigo y Gabriela
Originally from Mexico City, Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero moved to Dublin, Ireland and participated in the renowned Oxegen music festival in Ireland, where they attracted significant attention in 2000. Since then they have been performing in many countries all over the world.