Bryan Sutton, Brad Davis, Andy Falco, Clay Hess, Tony Rice, Cody Kilby, Tim Stafford.
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Slat Creek, Gold Rush, Jerusalem Ridge, Cherokee Shuffle, Alabama Jubilee, Cattle in the Cane....all of them!
My Martin D18GE (old faithful). I also have very nice slope shoulder made by a fine luthier from southern MN.
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
I've been playing guitar, mando and bass since I was nine years old. I'm the 2009 MN State Flatpicking Champion. I play with my brothers and another set of two brothers in a bluegrass band. Check out our site.
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"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…"