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Capt' Vic
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  • Friday Harbor, WA
  • United States
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Capt' Vic replied to David Gilstrap's discussion Northern Wind in the group Norman Blake Fans
Jan 28, 2010
Capt' Vic added a gift to their profile page
Nov 20, 2009
Capt' Vic left a comment for giuseppe porsia
"hello giuseppe, thanks for your response. what town/city do you operate your boat out of? I spent 2 tours (6 months each )in Naples when i was in the us navy back in 1970. it would be interesting to "google earth" it to get a better idea…"
Apr 17, 2009
Capt' Vic updated their profile
Apr 17, 2009
giuseppe porsia left a comment for Capt' Vic
"hi captain, tank you for the comment about my videos. I visit your site, and I like very much your works an your style of life. I also have a boat ( a little plothouse) and i spent my free time (i have a fishing shop) going fishing in adriatic sea…"
Apr 17, 2009
Capt' Vic replied to Jan's discussion Is it at all possible to play without touching the bridge?
"i tend to rest my little finger on the pick guard as a way of gauging how deep my pick is. i have tried and still do try not resting any of my hand on the top but find it very hard to do so. i remember seeing mike marshal many years ago and was…"
Mar 29, 2009
Capt' Vic replied to giuseppe porsia's discussion my youtube channel
"hey Giuseppe, thoes are great. guess i'll have to sped some time this week learnig some new tunes. thanks loads. by the way, a very fine sounding guitar, who's the maker? capt' vic"
Mar 29, 2009
Capt' Vic replied to Tom Truby's discussion How does he do it in the group Norman Blake Fans
"hi tom, as i mentioned to eric, i use the software called "amazing slowdowner" by www.ronimusic.com it's not too expensive , downloadable and just a wonderful tool for learning tunes. as you can both slow down tune and also form loops…"
Mar 25, 2009

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Favorite Flatpickers
Norman Blake, Bryan Sutton, Jim Hurst,
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Whiskey Before Breakfast, Road to Spencer, Jersuleum Ridge, Big Sciota
Favorite Guitars
A brand new Huss & Dalton traditional brazilian/adi dread,my 1985 Walter Lipton
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
I am a NW Wood Carving artist focusing on native style mask and have been living on my 52" classic wood trawler "Allegra"which serves as both my home and studio/shop. I spend my Winters in the San Juan Islands and travel to SE Alaska each summer where i sell my carvings and preform folk/ballads on charter boats that travel through the area. I have a web site showing my work as well as ships log with photos.
At 50 years old i decided to devote as much time as possible doing what i truly love and have gotten away with it for the last 10 years. As far as I know we only go this way once. What a true waste to do any thing else.
Do you have a website?
http://www.victorcano.com

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At 8:54pm on March 23, 2009, Eric Holt said…
I'll have to take a look at "amazing slowdowner". I have used the slow down feature of Windows Media Player and have found that to be very useful. As for Mr. Blake, he really seems to know how to get the most out of each note. I find his playing to be very full sounding, I think because he does a lot of chord based stuff and caries a lot of ringing tone through his playing, if you've learned some his licks you know a lot more about that. For myself after hacking along on my own for many years and using the guitar mainly as accompaniment for singing for the last year or so I have been taking lessons from a great player here in Calgary, Steve Fisher (www.stevefishermusic.ca) working on a more straight ahead type of flat picking, if you know what I mean.
At 3:38am on April 17, 2009, giuseppe porsia said…
hi captain,
tank you for the comment about my videos. I visit your site, and I like very much your works an your style of life. I also have a boat ( a little plothouse) and i spent my free time (i have a fishing shop) going fishing in adriatic sea or doing little sea travels. My guitar is an ovation celebrity cc24 koa top, a cheap but good one.
See you soon and "Good wind".
Giuseppe
At 7:26pm on November 20, 2009, Capt' Vic added a gift to their profile…
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yum yum Lemon Meringue Pie

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