David Grier, Django Reinhardt, Tony Rice, Wes Montgomery - it's all just great guitar playing to me and I'm happy to mix and match.
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Born during the mid-Cretaceous era at the height of the war, I fled under cover of darkness secreted away inside the scroll of an old Gibson mandocello. Biding my time, I subsisted on an ancient celluloid plectrum that had fortuitously lodged between the top and a loose brace until circumstances (my passport was about to expire) forced me to reveal myself. Though my plaid overalls raised a few eyebrows, I sauntered across the room with a bearing of intent and dignity, smiling, passing myself off successfully as simply another of the Baron's eccentric guests. Grabbing a rather watery mimosa off the waiter's passing tray for additional cover, I slipped onto a deserted balcony, stole down the rain gutter and hastened over the wall. Having seized my liberty once again, I carefully exhumed the old soldering iron I had hidden away so many years before. "Show time!"
"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