"It'll be nice to see you Amy. I got itchy fingers and 6 strings to satisfy the urge! Little by little the 8 strings are being nudged over by the six. Thanks for the Kaufman photo memories. You're great fun."
Norman Blake, Doc Watson, Tony Rice, Tommy Emmanuel, John Reischman, Joe Craven, Russ Barenburg, Jack Lawrence
and lots of others
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Too many Fiddle tunes
Too Little Time
Martin D 18
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
Chick Picker at Work
For more than thirty years, Amy Ferebee has been honing her unique musical skills and delighting audiences from D.C. to Dallas..... and entertaining widely in the Mid-Atlantic Region...... Noted for her impressive guitar work and powerful vocals, Ferebee soulfully transports her listeners with an eclectic mix of traditional fiddle tunes and fingerstyle blues, choice newgrass songs and jazz standards, along with some nice originals thrown in for good measure........ As a patient and enthusiastic instructor, she currently teaches guitar privately and through the Norfolk Parks & Recreation Department and she successfully launched many beginning guitarists at the legendary Ramblin Conrad's Folklore Center in Norfolk, and at Common Ground on the Hill in Westminster MD........ http://www.commongroundonthehill.com....Amy also plays with the Tidewater Classical Guitar Orchestra noted for their Virginia Arts Commission performances through out the state. http://www.myspace.com/tidewaterguitarorchestra
Thanks for the add. The giant guitar is just over the TN line on U.S. 81. I took that shot this year from the highway rest area (conveniently right across the road) on the way to Kaufman Kamp!
I thought about you in late June when I was in Va. Beach for a few days. My father had heart bypass surgery on 6/27 - he's doing great now - but as I was in downtown Norfolk every day I wondered how close I was to you!
Keep on pickin'... hope to see you at next year's Kamp! My biz is gonna have to pick up a lot before then if I'm able to go... but here's hoping!
"I recently came across a steel string parlor guitar made by P. Benson, in Minneapolis. It's really a nice little instrument--well built, comfortable, very much like an old Martin 00-18 (mahogany, slotted headstock, pyramid bridge, ladder…"
"My gear is much better than my skill - for straight flatpickin', I play a Martin D-18 Authentic 1937. My go-to guitar for just about everything else (and it flatpicks just fine, thank you) is my Huss & Dalton D-RH with a Red Spruce top.…"
"Hey Craig. Thanks for the kind comment. The credit for this version should really go To Steve Kaufman who's arrangement it is. Good luck with your bluegrass studies, it's wonderful music and great fun to play. I look forward to…"
"Thanks Mike. I have to prove to myself that I can play the material as written but once I've done that I start to allow myself some leeway to have fun and drop in my own bits. There's not too much space to do that in SK's version of…"