"Yes, it's all I was hoping for and then some. One intense week crammed with classes, jamming, concerts, making and renewing friendships with other pickers, listening to and playing other instruments, and even some "elbow-rubbing" with…"
"Sorry, I prefer to go the other way. I like the warmth of PB to soften the somewhat drier sound of my mahogany D-18, and the depth of my EIR Santa Cruz TR is enhanced by the extra "cut' of 80/20 strings..."
Bryan Sutton, Steve Kaufman, Mark Cosgrove, Doc Watson, John Herald, Monte Dunn, Norman Blake, many others...
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Daley's Reel, Big Sciota, Black Mountain Rag, Beaumont Rag, Ragtime Annie, Cherokee Shuffle, Sweet Georgia Brown, Dixie Hoedown, My Silver Bell, many others...
1958 Martin D-28, Santa Cruz TR, Taylor 614CE, Martin DC-16RGTEAura, a "new" 1979 D-18, and a whole bunch of Telecasters...
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
Retired from an Information Technology career in 2000. Married, living in SW Virginia. Played Folk, Bluegrass, Country Rock, and Country Music in performing bands since teenage years. Playing currently with a folk group, reunited from our college years, "The Rake & Ramblin' 4", and a bluegrass band, "Cambria Station".
"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