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
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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!
Found a solution to an often mentioned problem when having installed a piezo type bridge plate pickup transducer. The consensus of several Internet responders who have done this is that while the sound from strings 2 through 6 is good, the high e-string is way too quiet with no real ring, sustain, etc. Some have suggested moving the transducer for that string away from a brace, Adding a 4th transducer, a not so easy job, etc.I recently installed a JJB pickup (jjbelectronics) in a 40 year old…See More
I play two-thirds of a guitar. I have some wrist issues with fretting the 6th string. I enjoy finger picking but have been an avid follower of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine for about 6 years. I find Dan Huckabee's beginners arrangements great for the bari-uke. I have also found much of Adam Granger's work suits my DGBE tuning.I once took a class from Dan Miller in Palo Alto, California and he told me that his daughter was playing the baritone uke. I have e-mailed Adam about his new FGM…See More
"I have a left handed Blue Chip TAD 3R 40 pick and I find it a great pick to use, no scraping and quick on the strings. The only problem is that the tone is quite bass-y which is great for lead picking or Mandolin but not so good for rhythm…"