Rokutaro Nakade Guitars

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Re: Rokutaro Nakade Guitars

Post by dandan » Wed Apr 20, 2016 2:59 pm

Just received the Toshihiko Nakade! Very different to the Rokaturo. It has that warm rich tone normally associated with instruments of the Madrid school. Not surprising really, considering he apprenticed with Hernandez y Aguado. The Rokaturo is definitely more of the Granada school. Both excellent guitars but personally I still prefer the Rokaturo, as its more versatile. The Toshihiko is better for certain pieces of South American repertoire.
1969 Rokutaro Nakade A9
1966 Sakazo Nakade model D
1977 Aria AG80 (Masaru Takeiri)
1988 Hiroumi Yamaguchi SS

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Re: Rokutaro Nakade Guitars

Post by drmlyung » Tue Apr 26, 2016 12:23 am

dandan wrote:Just received the Toshihiko Nakade! Very different to the Rokaturo. It has that warm rich tone normally associated with instruments of the Madrid school. Not surprising really, considering he apprenticed with Hernandez y Aguado. The Rokaturo is definitely more of the Granada school. Both excellent guitars but personally I still prefer the Rokaturo, as its more versatile. The Toshihiko is better for certain pieces of South American repertoire.
Thank you for your quick review and insight.

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Re: Rokutaro Nakade Guitars

Post by dandan » Tue May 24, 2016 8:52 am

Bought another Nakade! 1966 Sakazo model d. Will be a few weeks before I get it though. I'm thinking of starting a Nakade fan club thread. Any interest? Might just be me!
1969 Rokutaro Nakade A9
1966 Sakazo Nakade model D
1977 Aria AG80 (Masaru Takeiri)
1988 Hiroumi Yamaguchi SS

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Re: Rokutaro Nakade Guitars

Post by Brusko » Mon May 30, 2016 10:35 am

wow, dandan, you're on a hot Nakade buying streak!
Congrats on all the acquisitions. Suddenly I'm missing my Sakazo Nakade. :(
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Re: Rokutaro Nakade Guitars

Post by dandan » Mon May 30, 2016 11:03 am

I am indeed! Think I'm going exclusively Nakade soon!
1969 Rokutaro Nakade A9
1966 Sakazo Nakade model D
1977 Aria AG80 (Masaru Takeiri)
1988 Hiroumi Yamaguchi SS

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Re: Rokutaro Nakade Guitars

Post by Brusko » Tue May 31, 2016 6:40 pm

Dan, check the bay right now. You won't believe the amount of Nakade guitars being sold right now. There's a Sakazo 3000, Sakazo 3000SSS, '75 Sakazo with Braz, Master 30.

Great time to be a Nakade collector! :bravo:
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Re: Rokutaro Nakade Guitars

Post by dandan » Tue May 31, 2016 7:58 pm

The '75 Sakazo in particular is a beautiful guitar. Out of my price range unfortunately.
1969 Rokutaro Nakade A9
1966 Sakazo Nakade model D
1977 Aria AG80 (Masaru Takeiri)
1988 Hiroumi Yamaguchi SS

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Re: Rokutaro Nakade Guitars

Post by drmlyung » Wed Jun 01, 2016 3:28 am

dandan wrote:Bought another Nakade! 1966 Sakazo model d. Will be a few weeks before I get it though. I'm thinking of starting a Nakade fan club thread. Any interest? Might just be me!
I have only two Nakade's. Guess I am not a fan yet. :D

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Re: Rokutaro Nakade Guitars

Post by dandan » Wed Jun 01, 2016 7:17 am

Well, I've only got two at the moment and one on the way!
1969 Rokutaro Nakade A9
1966 Sakazo Nakade model D
1977 Aria AG80 (Masaru Takeiri)
1988 Hiroumi Yamaguchi SS

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Re: Rokutaro Nakade Guitars

Post by Brusko » Wed Jun 01, 2016 4:01 pm

Life is too short to have only 2 Nakades! :mrgreen:
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Re: Rokutaro Nakade Guitars

Post by drmlyung » Thu Jun 02, 2016 1:32 am

Brusko wrote:Life is too short to have only 2 Nakades! :mrgreen:
Or is it too long? :D

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Re: Rokutaro Nakade Guitars

Post by dandan » Wed Jun 08, 2016 3:04 pm

Well, I've received the Sakazo Nakade! More similar to the Rokutaro than the Toshihiko. Simple 7 fan bracing, with a harmonic bar as opposed to a bridge plate. Its a very loud guitar, probably louder than the other two. Think I prefer it to the Toshihiko, but the Rokutaro? Not so sure...definitely in the same league though.
1969 Rokutaro Nakade A9
1966 Sakazo Nakade model D
1977 Aria AG80 (Masaru Takeiri)
1988 Hiroumi Yamaguchi SS

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Re: Rokutaro Nakade Guitars

Post by drmlyung » Mon Jul 18, 2016 4:57 am

Sakazo san was the head of the family.

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Re: Rokutaro Nakade Guitars

Post by Philosopherguy » Mon Jul 18, 2016 9:33 pm

I've heard a Sakazo Nakade that I thought was one of the nicest guitars I have heard before. Too bad it wasn't for sale at the time. Now I have no idea where it is because I didn't really know the player. I should have offered him some money for it to see if he would have soldl! hahaha.. Nakade's can be beautiful guitars!
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Re: Rokutaro Nakade Guitars

Post by dandan » Wed Jul 20, 2016 4:31 pm

I've had the Sakazo Nakade for a while now and I can say its every bit as good as the Rokutaro. Very similar actually. They both have a very warm tone with just a little bit of an edge. The Toshihiko also has a warm tone, but is much softer, similar to a Ramirez 1a.
1969 Rokutaro Nakade A9
1966 Sakazo Nakade model D
1977 Aria AG80 (Masaru Takeiri)
1988 Hiroumi Yamaguchi SS

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