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Have been an editor of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine since 1998, but have played guitar for more than 40 years. A technical writer by trade, I now live in the heartland of America, Iowa, but until moving to Iowa three years ago I lived mostly on the East Coast.
Yup, Chris. We've tapped the next person on the list - it's a young guy who wants to play the banjo as well as Ralph Stanley. Thanks to your contribution as well as others, we're sending six students to kamp this year. Three to flatpicking, one to mandolin, and two to bluegrass banjo.
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"