"I am moving back to MD the end of June and am wondering if there are any picks around the Baltimore area. I would love to get re-initiated to the scene and find some folks to pick and play with. Thanks for your ideas."
Everything new and old from Del McCoury to Jerry Garcia to Tony Rice to Brian Sutton to Yonder Mountain String Band to Railroad Earth and all in between and beyond.
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Too many to say.
My custom "Black Wolf", Seagulls and 1930 circa Martin D28's
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
Check out my music on Myspace or on ReverbNation. I am reuniting with the Baltimore area after a 10 year stint in CO and UT. Looking to rebuild my hybrid bluegrass/ folk/ funk fusion band that I call The Slippery Elm Medicine Project (aka The Slippery Elm Band). If that sounds of interest to you please drop me a line at email@example.com. I am also hoping to reconnect with fellow pickers in the Baltimore area and join in on some jams.
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…"