松本孝弘

松本孝弘

japanese, guitar, j-pop, rock, guitar virtuoso

Takahiro "Tak" Matsumoto (松本孝弘, born on March 27, 1961 in Toyonaka, Osaka) is a Grammy Award-winner Japanese guitarist, producer, and songwriter. While well known primarily for his career as the guitarist and lead arranger for the famous Japanese rock band B'z with singer Koshi Inaba and TMG, he has also had a relatively successful solo career, due to his growing renown and considerable skill. Tak is best known for writing the music for some of the most popular love songs and rock ballads in the past 20 years in Japanese popular music.