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Jarrod Saul
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  • Sumerco, WV
  • United States Minor Outlying Islands
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  • Matt Showalter
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  • Robert Shafer
  • Rick Fannin

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Favorite Flatpickers
Robert Shafer
Robin Kessinger
Brandon Bentley
Russ Barenberg
Tyler Grant
David Grier
Bryan Sutton
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Whiskey Before Breakfast
Jerusalem Ridge
Cold, Frosty Morning
Spider Bit the Baby
Cuckoo's Nest
Favorite Guitars
pre-war model D-18
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
I started off learning how to play banjo in my high school bluegrass band and then switched to guitar because I loved the sound of hearing my friend Matt Poff, who helped instruct guitar, play fiddle tunes and rock tunes and pretty much anything that a guitar can play. My dad had always had a guitar laying around but I guess I never took the hint. So I learned from Matt and my dad to start off with. I started going to festivals around the area with the high school band like Poppy Mountain, Lexington Festival of the Bluegrass, and Augusta Heritage Festival. I now play in a local band named the Grass Stains and play with some really talented people including Matt so I'm always learning.
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http://www.thegrassstains.com

Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 7:37am on January 4, 2010, Rick Fannin said…
Hey Jarod! Good to hear from you. This reminds me I need to keep working on the song I'm writing after being inspired by Russ.

I'm still working with his "Exploring the fingerboard" book and it really has been eye opening and pushed me along.

Hope you are well and getting to play alot

Rick
At 10:37am on January 19, 2010, Matt Showalter said…
You missed a great Mt. Stage show...with a couple of surprises, too. I didn't know Frank Vignola was playing with Mark O'Connor and I didn't know Mark Cosgrove was going to be there either, so those were two great surprise additions to an already amazing lineup.

I have been to Augusta, but only to see some performances. I've never taken any classes there, although I'd love to. The day job always gets in the way.

Good to meet you on here, let me know if you are ever up this way, I'm always looking for someone to pick with.

Matt
At 10:28am on January 21, 2010, Brian Higgins said…
Great Guitar !
Hey,
Checkout this : www.youtube.com/uncutdawg

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