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Yamaha Artist Carl Tosten Introduces New A Series

Guitarist Carl Tosten introduces new acoustic guitars from Yamaha.

The A Series guitars have been the workhorse for musicians since their introduction in 2011. This year, Yamaha will introduce the new A Series line up; including the new Made in Japan A5 model.

Check out Carl discussing the enhancements on the new A1 Series and A3 Series models, as well as the new A5.


Carl Tosten has a passion for guitars that began when his father bought him his first guitar at age 11. From his early years in a small town in Eastern Washington, his playing centered around the electric guitar, performing with various groups in diverse styles ranging from country to rock to jazz. In the mid 1990’s, after years of eclectic listening and playing, he began to focus fully on the acoustic guitar, creating masterful acoustic fingerstyle compositions which combine alternate tunings, multiple capos, percussive body slaps and right-hand tapping. Known for his expressive and energetic guitar style, Tosten has been described as an “Acoustic One-Man Band.” His self-produced solo recordings combine his unique and expressive guitar style with his strong and soulful voice. He writes ...

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