"10 different sets of strings, 10 different sets of ears means 10 different opinions about the 10 sets of strings. Is anyone confused? Are you going to change strings based on what someone else likes?"
"I just bought one a week ago. I would have to say that this is definitely a superior instrument compared to a lot of the options out for the same price. I would without hesitation say that you can easily compare this guitar to the quality and sound…"
I've built several classical guitas that used Minwax Antique oil on. This is a varnish and one I still have after 15 years is great. Still very thin, but totally still protecting and looks good. I've also used Bartley's Gel…"
"Thanks! I basically arranged this by heart. I don't have tab or a written guitar arrangement, I have a lead sheet, but since I am a chordal jazz player, I can instantly arrange tunes. Let me know if you want the lead sheet. Thanks Ron"
I listened to "Blue Railroad train" today on Doc Watson's Southbound album, then again I found it on youtube.com. (seek: Doc Watson - 1991 - Blue Railroad Train). The song on Southbound also seems to be fingerpicked by Doc, Merle Watson plays flatpick rhythm guitar along with it. The lyrics are not hard to obtain. I will try my hand on the fingerpicking today and after that try to elaborate flatpicking based on that. I will let You know about the results.
I just now read your post about the event in Winlock this weekend with Robin Kessinger and Kate Long was not on Robins Website. its on www.robinandkate.com website. You can click schedule. Robin is up in Victoria Canada as I type. He will be here in Winlock on Friday Afternoon. Hope you can come down this weekend. its going to be great!
Hi, Dave. Thank you for taking the time to read my post and especially to respond. I'm sorry if my plea for help offended you. In general, I've found my fellow flatpickers to be genial, thoughtful and quick to lend a hand. I wouldn't wish this on anyone, but if you ever have the misfortune to lose a guitar (or even something more precious) and it's in my power to help you find it, I certainly will. Sincerely, Chuck Ervin
Thanks! I basically arranged this by heart. I don't have tab or a written guitar arrangement, I have a lead sheet, but since I am a chordal jazz player, I can instantly arrange tunes. Let me know if you want the lead sheet. Thanks Ron
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