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Yamaha and Billy Sheehan Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Attitude Series

2020 marks two related anniversaries for Yamaha Guitars: the 30th anniversary of Yamaha Guitar Development - our Los Angeles custom shop - and the 30th anniversary of the Attitude series. The signature bass of the singular Billy Sheehan, the Attitude was one of the first production instruments developed by YGD.

SLG200 Series Developer Interview

The behind-the-scenes story of the development of the SRT-powered pickup system.

Producing, Playing, Leading, Writing: International Women’s Day 2020

In celebration of International Women's Day, we are shining a spotlight on some amazing women who are killing it in their field. These five Yamaha artists from different cities around the globe each gave us insight into their lives as musicians: their inspirations, creative process and what motivates them as artists.

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