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FUMIKAZU TAJIKA commented on Cigar Box Nation's group Introduce Yourself!
"Hello again,I came back from 2011. 10 YEARS AFTER.:-)I like mostly cigarbox music. I have several CGBs but they are not popular over here Japan. I write some songs and play CBG. I respect Shane Speal and many of CBG players.Best regards,FUMIKAZU…"
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We wanna know who you are! Where ya from? What'cha buildin'? This is a place for new members to introduce themselves and old 'uns to show 'em around.I'm Shane & I run the Nation. I'm glad you're here. Come on in and tune up!See More
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"Hi, there ! After long absence I became old enough for CBG music.:-) Very best regards with peace & love from Japan."
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We just introduce the first short scale travel CBG made in Japan !!

Posted on February 7, 2010 at 11:18am 0 Comments

Over two years. It's a long way to introduce our first CBG project. We are the team. 3 of us create the CBG,play the CBG,and spread the information about the CBG over here & there. Please enjoy the sound of our little revolution.
Best Regards,


Hi ! I'm a cigarbox music lover from Japan. :)

Posted on October 31, 2009 at 3:39am 4 Comments

Dear Sir/Ms.

I have been writing ,singing and playing songs for many years.

I have known about cigarbox inst. last summer.

I bought a couple of them at ebay becouse of the great sounds I've never heard before.

And now I decide that make a website to introdusce cigarbox inst.& music over here.

Well I have just get a domain of CBMjapan.com.(Cigar Box Music JAPAN)

Because I want to spread cigar box guitars in Japan, I ask for… Continue

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At 7:51am on July 4, 2011, Roadkill a.k.a. John Maw said…

Hi Tj.

Thanks for joining the Skype group. Hope to chat with you online some time.

All the best.


At 2:40am on August 14, 2010, Jonathan said…
I dabble with samplers but don't formally play any instrument. I am from Memphis though so music is in my blood. I will also make shamisens (cigar box shamisens, that is) pretty soon. do you make your own c.b. ukeleles?
At 10:12pm on October 29, 2009, Tres Seaver said…
Welcome aboard, TJ! You will find lots of helpful folks and information here on all things CBG (CBU, CBB, etc.) Feel free to poke around, ask questions, and post your stuff (photos, recordings, videos, etc.).

Most of all, have fun!


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