"I'd say to start cheap. Figure out what gauge and shape you like first, and then start experimenting with different materials. I have several favorites: Wegen 1.4mm, and their bluegrass pick. I currently use a BlueChip TAD-1R…"
"I just bought my 2nd Martin, a 2012 D-18. My first was a Martin HD-28V. Both are outstanding guitars. The D-18 is, IMHO, the best guitar for your money.
I just placed an order today with Bob Colosi, for a set of buffalo…"
"Had the chance to see David Grier, Brian Sutton, and Tim O'Brien last weekend at the Denison University Bluegrass Festival, in Granville, OH. It was my first time seeing all three artists. Had such a great time!! David was…"
"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…"