Some great pickers I've been inspired by include Tony Rice, Doc Watson, David Grier, Andy Falco, Clay Hess, Jim Nunally, James Nash, Bryan Sutton, Charles Sawtelle, Mo Canada, John Jorganson, Norman Blake.
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
I really enjoy playing all the traditional fiddle tunes out there and seems like an endless amount of more tunes to learn. Lonseome Fiddle Blues, Forked Deer, and Cold Frosty Morning are some of my current favorites.
Currently alternate among a Martin '98 HD-28LSV, '02 D-18V and '05 HD-35.
Hey Dave: Happy New Year! Do you know when you're going to HMC next year? Also, check out the tune "Brilliance" from FGM 2 issues ago - let me know of you do;t have the music and I'll send you the .mp3. By the way, did you ever get a chance to listen to the "Skip Hop and Wobble" cd?
Dave: great playing with you this summer - definitely raised the bar!! Have started singing in earnest - much to the chagrin of my family!!
Been playing "The Mountain" a lot...what a monster album. Also, you should get Steve Martin's "The Crow"...one of the best bluegrass albums I've heard, really beautiful and distinctive playing.
"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…"
"Where does the time go? I've come to accept the physical limitations which come with age, but mine are of a degree which interfere with my ability to play for more than a couple of hours per day. It's disheartening, but I simply do the…"
"I hear you, buddy. I will hit the big 70 in January! YikesI But nothing, and I mean absolutely nothing, will keep me from several hours a day on my guitar, banjo, and fiddle. I figure, now that I am retired, every day is Saturday! You are one…"
The Wilmington Winter Bluegrass Festival is presented March 13-15, 2009 at the Holiday Inn Select in Claymont, DE. by Wilmington Wintergrass, Inc., as we proudly present our 2nd annual all-indoor festival.Featuring 2 stages, workshops, jamsSee More