"As of yesterday I changed to using a guitar strap to hold the guitar at the height I want and not rest it on either leg or use a foot stool. This is based on a recommendation in the Developing Speed, Accuracy, and Tone guide by Dan Miller and…"
" On the album "Meeting on Southern Soil" by Norman Blake and Peter Ostrroushko, the song Oklahoma Redbird is an excellent example of FP Essentials Vol 1 rhythm guitar, with some great bass walks by Norman. "
There are a lot of simple charts online that show you chords and what they will be when the capo is on the different frets. The main thing to understand is that when you put a capo on a fret, it raises the guitar a half step. …"
A place where European, Asian, Australian, African, Central and South American Flatpickers can meet and describe activities in their area. A place where flatpickers from USA can see how their culture influenced foreigner musicians. An International meeting pointSee More
This group is for members who are working with the 8-Volume Flatpicking Essentials course written by Dan Miller and Tim May. This is the place to meet others who are working with the course and share your arrangements.See More
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…"