"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
"I recently came across a steel string parlor guitar made by P. Benson, in Minneapolis. It's really a nice little instrument--well built, comfortable, very much like an old Martin 00-18 (mahogany, slotted headstock, pyramid bridge, ladder…"
"My gear is much better than my skill - for straight flatpickin', I play a Martin D-18 Authentic 1937. My go-to guitar for just about everything else (and it flatpicks just fine, thank you) is my Huss & Dalton D-RH with a Red Spruce top.…"
"Hey Craig. Thanks for the kind comment. The credit for this version should really go To Steve Kaufman who's arrangement it is. Good luck with your bluegrass studies, it's wonderful music and great fun to play. I look forward to…"
"Thanks Mike. I have to prove to myself that I can play the material as written but once I've done that I start to allow myself some leeway to have fun and drop in my own bits. There's not too much space to do that in SK's version of…"