David Grier James Alan Shelton Chris Newman
Bryan Sutton Bob Harris John Doyle Bireli Lagrene
Tim Stafford Josh Williams John Jorgenson Tchvolo Schmitt
Brad Davis Russ Barenberg Angelo De Barre Dave McIsaac
Dan Crary Norman Blake
Tony Rice Rich O'Brian Mo' Canada Doc Watson Cody Kilby and a whole lot more in other styles of music.
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Bye bye blues
Home sweet home
Stanford (made by Furch cz.) Collings, Martin.
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
I started playing when I was about 14, and with bands when I was 18 mostly pop, soul, and funk. In my 20's
I was introduced to to Doc Watson by a friend,
and that led to Norman Blake, and Dan Crary's first LP's,
and I was hooked, and have been ever since.
I have been playing in bluegrass Bands since ca.1978.
I also play in swing and jazz bands around Copenhagen,
and studied music for 4 years (mostly jazz).
I sing and play mandolin too.
Found a solution to an often mentioned problem when having installed a piezo type bridge plate pickup transducer. The consensus of several Internet responders who have done this is that while the sound from strings 2 through 6 is good, the high e-string is way too quiet with no real ring, sustain, etc. Some have suggested moving the transducer for that string away from a brace, Adding a 4th transducer, a not so easy job, etc.I recently installed a JJB pickup (jjbelectronics) in a 40 year old…See More
I play two-thirds of a guitar. I have some wrist issues with fretting the 6th string. I enjoy finger picking but have been an avid follower of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine for about 6 years. I find Dan Huckabee's beginners arrangements great for the bari-uke. I have also found much of Adam Granger's work suits my DGBE tuning.I once took a class from Dan Miller in Palo Alto, California and he told me that his daughter was playing the baritone uke. I have e-mailed Adam about his new FGM…See More
"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…"