Tim Donahue Signature Harp Guitarists
Tim is proud to introduce a growing family of Tim Donahue Signature Harp Guitar artists,
each dedicated to making their music on this limitless instrument, and go where no guitarist has gone before. Thanks to these artists for their belief and input in the continued development of TD Signature Harp Guitars.
RYUICHI KAYAMA / Tokyo JAPAN
6/6 Natural Finish Model 6/6 Wine Red Fretless Model
Ryuichi is originally a keyboardist, at home with using the latest technology to compose digital soundscapes.
Ryuichi and Derek Dallenger (see below) are our first players to own two Tim Donahue Harp Guitars.
Without prior guitar playing experience but strong keyboard ability, Ryuichi has quickly grasped the independent two-handed playing technique of the TD Signature Harp Guitar. We look forward to hearing more soon from this promising young player.
JAHLOON / UK
6/6 Green-Oil Fretless Model
A respected and longtime fretless guitarist, Jahloon is the proud owner of the striking Tim Donahue Signature Harp Guitar pictured below. If integrating open harp notes with fretted notes weren't enough, Jahloon went
all the way by wanting to do this on a beautiful fretless ebony fingerboard. His harp guitar is finished
in the newest color option, Green-Oil finish. Thanks to Jahloon for his input on this finish!
Jahloon's fantastic website is here.
TAKUMI UCHIDA / Japan
6/6 Wine Red Oil Model w/DR. HOOK
For the past 2 years, Takumi has aggressively studied in preparation for attending Berklee College of Music.
He is an expert sound producer and knows the music business well. But his rapid progress in playing everything from rock to jazz is truly astounding. To open his musical world even further, the beautiful Wine Red-oil finish Tim Donahue Signature Harp Guitar pictured below is the vehicle for him!
GODBILLE CHRISTOPHE / FRANCE
6/6 Green Oil Fretless Model w/DR. HOOK Self-Customized Fretless TD Harp Guitar
Christophe is an excellent fretless guitarist who is well known within the fretless guitar community.
His tasteful sense of melody balanced with heavy rock influences are the trademarks of his guitar playing and composition.
Christophe is the proud owner of the fretless Green Oil Tim Donahue Harp Guitar pictured, the first to feature our new fret lines option.
Christophe also plays a one-of-a-kind TD/HG that he himself customized and completed. Thank You Christophe!
PER BOYSEN / Sweden
6/6 Purple Oil Fretless Model w/DR. HOOK
Per is a talented and accomplished professional recording artist, well-known for his explorations with looping and blending of melodic ambient textures. His work defies categorization, and is always exciting and surprising. Per's musical explorations will now be enhanced by the fretless TD electric harp guitar he is holding below. At Per's suggestion, we introduced a new Purple Oil finish, and are happywith how this finish gives a classical touch to the TD Harp Guitar. Check out his work at: www.perboysen.com
ERIC T. FLEISHER / USA
6/6 Purple Oil Fretless Model w/DR. HOOK
A graduate of Berklee College Of Music's renown Guitar Department, Eric is a gifted guitarist and luthier
who plays and builds his own instruments. We are very happy that Eric has chosen a Tim Donahue Signature Purple Oil Fretless Harp Guitar as his next axe. Check Eric's work out here and here. Very best of luck to Eric and we look forward to hearing more inspiring music from him soon!
NANCY CONESCU / USA
6/6 Wine Red Model w/DR. HOOK
Nancy is a talented & seasoned professional recording artist who is just as comfortable in the studio as she is on the concert stage.
Her heartfelt guitar work & vocals can be heard on many albums and she appears regularly at venues around the USA and Europe.
We are proud that Nancy has added a TD Wine Red 6/6 Harp Guitar to her collection of instruments, and look forward to working with her soon!
Learn more about Nancy's work here.
DEREK DALLENGER / JAPAN
6/6 Green Oil Fretless Model w/DR. HOOK 6/6 Natural Gloss Fretted Model w/DR. HOOK
Derek is a longtime Stick (R) expert who is as comfortable with playing familiar tunes as he is his own compositions. Whether performing sensitive ballads or rockin' out, Derek's style is like a breath of fresh air. Derek first added a Green Oil fretless TD Model to his fleet of instruments and has
now added a beautiful high-gloss finish natural Fretted Model to his arsenal! We thank you Derek for your passion and belief in our instruments.
We very much look forward to hearing some new and exciting music from him. Check him out at www.derekdallenger.com Congratulations Derek!
TIM DONAHUE HARP GUITARISTS (awaiting photos!)
RICK MENZEL / USA
6/6 Natural Mahogany Model w/DR. HOOK
Rick is our first player from Texas, USA. We await your pics Rick!
JEFFREY DUNNING / USA
6/6 Wine Red Fretless Model w/DR. HOOK
Jeffrey is our first player from Ohio, USA. We await your pics Jeffrey!
KAFU OMINE / JAPAN
Custom-Order 6/6 Wine Red Fretless Model w/DR. HOOK
Kafu is the first player to order our patent-pending sitar-buzz bridge
on her one-of-a-kind fretless harp guitar. Pictures coming soon!
YARINO-kun / JAPAN
6/6 Purple Oil Fretted Model w/DR. HOOK
Yarino is an accomplished jazz/rock guitarist who owns the first Purple Oil Fretted Model to be produced.
TOMOHIRO FURUSAWA / JAPAN
6/6 Green Oil Fretted Model w/DR. HOOK
Another accomplished jazz guitarist/songwriter, Tomohiro who owns the first Green Oil Fretted Model to be produced.
YUKIKO-san with Tim Donahue Synthesizer Harp Guitar
Jun Aoki with Tim Donahue Wine Red Fretted Model
Gotoh-san with Purple Oil Fretless Model (and purple hair!)
MASATO WADA / JAPAN
6/6 Natural Finish Model w/DR. HOOK
An accomplished jazz guitarist and longtime student of Tim's, Masato is always reaching for new musical heights.
It was Masato's enthusiasm that inspired production of the Tim Donahue Signature Harp Guitar.
Masato plays a beautifully flamed natural finish model, with DR. HOOK installed.
SHIN AKANUMA / JAPAN
6/6 Wine Red Fretted Model w/DR. HOOK
Akanuma is an extraordinarily talented young guitarist who is comfortable with playing jazz, rock, country fingerstyle, and is amazingly enough, already comfortable with the 2-handed HG technique employed on the Tim Donahue Harp Guitar.
KANAE HISAMI / Tokyo JAPAN
6/6 Wine Red Custom-Made Fretless Model w/DR. HOOK
Hisami is an opera vocalist/composer who blends Eastern melodic delicacy with Western harmonic textures.
Look for lots of new TD harp guitar music from this artist soon. Congratulations Hisami!
JAN LAURENZ / SWITZERLAND
6/6 Natural High-Gloss Fretted Model w/DR. HOOK
Jan is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist who is equally at home playing traditional styles of music
as well as his own heartfelt compositions. With Jan's quick mastery of the TD/HG's independent
2-hand technique, we look forward to more new music from from him soon. Congratulations Jan!