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1998- Present - Guitar teacher at Woodsy's Music Kent, Ohio - Flatpick, Fingerstyle, Mandolin, Ukulele, Banjo, Songwriting.
1992-2000 was an active member of the Youngstown Area Arts Council, The Fine Arts Council of Trumbull County and Ohio Arts Council Touring programs. Performing workshops in public and private schools, universities and music and arts festivals.
Past Sponsors: The National Endowment for the Arts, The Big Read; The Kent State Folk Festival; The Cuyahoga Valley National Park; The Kent Free Library; Glen Oaks High School, North Canton, Ohio; Western Reserve Academy in Hudson, Ohio; Ohio Arts Council; Youngstown Area Arts Council; Fine Arts Council of Trumbull County; First Night Akron; First Night Youngstown; First Night Canfield; Opening Night Warren; Cuyahoga Valley Folk Festival; Cabin Fever Folk Festival; Inventors Hall of Fame; City of Upper Arlington; Kent Beatles Fest; 'Round Town Music Festival, Kent, OH; Stow Heritage Festival, Stow, OH.
"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…"
Featuring Thomas Wakefield & Gypsy Roots with special guest! Celebrate the creative influence of legendary Gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt on today’s music! This popular concert event features live music performances by the genre’s leading artists, including local favorite award-winning guitarist Thomas Wakefield & Gypsy Roots with a very special guest to be announced! Plus, meet the headliners and sharpen your skills with an exclusive hands-on guitar workshop! For more workshop…See More
Howdy. I'm a guitar maker and I got an inquiry from one Tim Allred on my contact form that I use on my website to try to cut down on spam. Unfortunately he didn't give a phone number and he gave an email address that will accept messages only from addresses that are on his list--which obviously mine is not. So my messages have all been returned to me. There are many Tim Allreds around. I noticed that this site has a member by that name, who is clearly interested in guitars, so I though…See More