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Taking It To The Next Level

A companion forum to my column in Flatpicking Guitar Magazine. Discussion will include fingerboard harmony, practice techniques, swing and jazz styles, all with a goal of achieving constant improvement.

Website: http://www.johncarlini.com
Location: New Jersey
Members: 86
Latest Activity: Jun 22, 2013

Discussion Forum

Metronome or Drum Machine 9 Replies

Started by Jim Samuel. Last reply by Jim Samuel Mar 10, 2012.

Scales Reference 3 Replies

Started by Jim Samuel. Last reply by Jim Samuel Jul 27, 2009.

Practice Routine 1 Reply

Started by Jim Samuel. Last reply by Steve Alexander Apr 16, 2009.

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Comment by Dan Miller on January 21, 2009 at 6:20pm
John,
I'm looking forward to reading the discussions in this forum!
Dan
Comment by Adam Schlenker on January 21, 2009 at 6:21pm
This is a great chance for discussion. It's the stuff that wakes me up in the middle of the night!
Comment by Dale Desmuke on January 21, 2009 at 8:50pm
Hi John

Love your music

Dale
Comment by Curt Fields on January 21, 2009 at 10:08pm
John,

I've always wanted to thank you for your column in FGM and the companion CD, as the information you have shared with us there has been very beneficial to me.

I'll be eagerly checking this discussion group frequently.

Thanks very much and all the best,

Curt Fields
Comment by Larry Brish on January 22, 2009 at 4:49am
Thanks for startin the site, and your column. Look forward to checking in.
Comment by John Meehan on January 22, 2009 at 5:16am
Hi John,
Thanks for all your help and I'm interested to see what your planning.
Good Luck
John Meehan
Comment by scott on January 22, 2009 at 5:29am
John,Looking forward to your instruction. I've had the pleasure of sitting in a small session with you at Acutab in Roanoke(several years ago). I've also sat through your excellent video! Just need to practice more!
Comment by Tim Pulley on January 22, 2009 at 7:07am
Well Let's get started. How do you play Stairway to Heaven? Just kiddin'
I enjoy your articles in FGM and look forward to this new forum.
Thanks,
Tim
Comment by Bob Holmes on January 22, 2009 at 8:30am
Thank you for your efforts on this forum and everything else you do to promote flat picking guitar. I'm looking forward to improvement. -Bob
Comment by John Cadley on January 22, 2009 at 10:39am
Hi John, looking forward to learning with you. Thanks for taking the time.

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Louis Ruoti posted a video

Jessie and Ginny Original Flatpick Solo Louis Ruoti

Progressive take on an old-timey rhythm base. Not much to it, the relationship ended quickly. Instrument; Blueridge BR 140, recorded on Zoom H-6 Handy Recorder
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Dave Siler commented on Downtown Freddy Brown's video
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Wreck of the Costa Concordia

"That is some very impressive songwriting! Fantastic, Gord would love it; you should send it to him."
Thursday
Dave Siler commented on Kelley Hatlee's video
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Aura Lee - Hatlee Band - Aura Lee instrumental video with lyrics

"Very nice, clean, rendition of this old civil war song, and the tone of your guitars is great! (You know that Elvis recorded this in the 1950's as "Love Me Tender?")  Wish I had  ason to pick with!"
Thursday
Dave Siler commented on Derek's video
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Ragtime Annie

"This has been my favorite flatpicking/fiddle sine I first heard Doc Watson do it 55 years ago! Your rendition is more than excellent! Guess I'll just have to keep practicing until I get it right!"
Thursday
Dave Siler commented on Derek's video
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Danny Boy

"Neat! I have 0015M, along with D28HVR, D35, and most recently, DR Centennial. Martin is the very best!:-)"
Tuesday
Derek commented on Derek's video
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Danny Boy

"Thanks Dave. Yes, a 00015m. Now supplemented by a Stonebridge DM32 :-)"
Tuesday
Louis Ruoti commented on Louis Ruoti's video
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Tennessee Waltz - Flatpick Guitar - Louis Ruoti

"You're all too kind, Dave, thanks much... Funny how the threads of musician's lives intertwine, as in your reference to King and the subsequent album by Roseann. Small world!"
Tuesday
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Dave Siler commented on Derek's video
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Danny Boy

"Very nice!!!! Is that Martin 0015M?"
Monday
Dave Siler left a comment for Ralph Schut
"Ralph, I learned more from your videos in two hours last night than i have learned in the past 6 months!! Thanks so much for your very excellent efforts. All fabulous stuff, especially the cross-picking.  Sie Sind Hollandisch. Sprechen Sie…"
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Dave Siler left a comment for Andreas Fox
"Guten Tag, mein Freund. Was fur ein guitar spielen Sie? Gruss Gott, Dve Siler"
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Jerry Scribner is now friends with Joe Dodson and Bill Jester
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Jerry Scribner left a comment for Bill Jester
"Bill, do you still get out to Sugar Land Tx? Whaqt part of PA do you live in? Jerry Scribner"
Monday
Dave Siler commented on Paige Anderson's group Martin Guitar Owners
"Have owned D28VR, (80's) D35, (70's )  0015 (early 2000's) and recently bought DR Centennial, marking first century of Dreadnaught production. Has Martin VTS artificially aged top and braces. Greatest sound I have ever heard! I…"
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Martin Guitar Owners

Here is a group for people who have Martin Guitars, or is looking for one, or if you just really like Martin Guitars!
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Dave Siler commented on Louis Ruoti's video
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Tennessee Waltz - Flatpick Guitar - Louis Ruoti

"Fabulous, Louis. Pee Wee King's brother,  Gene, Used to run a rare record shop in Louisville some 40 years ago. Johnnie Cash's daughter cut an album entitled "King's Record Store" Magnificent job on a great tune for…"
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