Norman Blake, Russ Barenberg, Doc Watson, Robin Bullock, Craig Vance
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Whiskey Before Breakfast
Older Martins (pre-1970 especially D-18s), Old Gibsons (I own a Century of Progress)
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
Learned much about music playing rhythm to an old time fiddle player named "Blackie". We played for the Ralph Case Cloggers. My other influence and mentor is Craig Vance whom I was introduced to by Norman Blake. I am now the lead guitar and mandolin player for a group called the Mill Run Dulcimer Band.
"Just added the Taylor K22e to my collection. Physically, it is the most beautiful guitar that I have ever seen. The lovely KOA and maple combinations are literally breathtaking. The KOA and boxwood ocean vine inlay on the fret board is striking, as…"