Twin Cities Guitar Observatory: a nexus for the guitar-centric universe in St.Paul & Minneapolis

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Welcome to a website and social media effort whose intention is to connect the guitar community in the St. Paul/Minneapolis area. You can expect to find here a number of items that may interest anyone who loves all kinds of guitar-centric information and events.

Ryo Kawasaki


Celebrating Ryo Kawasaki (February 25, 1947 – April 13, 2020), a Japanese jazz fusion guitarist best known as one of the first to develop the fusion genre, and for helping to develop the guitar synthesizer in collaboration with Roland Corporation and Korg. In the mid-1980s, Kawasaki drifted out of performing music in favor of writing music software for computers.