Clarence White, David Grier, Tony Rice, Russ Barenburg, Bryan Sutton,Tim Stafford, Brad Davis, Kathy Barwick, Dan Crary, Roy Curry, Steve Kaufman, Scott Fore, Slavek Hanzlik, Doc Watson, Mathew Acara, Jim Hurst, Mark O'Connor, Norman Blake, Eric Thompson, Scott Nygaard,
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Big Scioty, Blackberry Blossom, Gold Rush, Home Sweet Home, Whiskey Before Breakfast, Angeline the Baker, Forky Deer
Henderson D28, Collings Clarence White
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
59 years old and a fan of flat picking guitar since my college days in southern California where I saw everyone from Clarence White to David Nichtern to Norman Blake to Doc Watson. Music collector and amateur guitar picker with rather expensive tastes in guitar. Got a few real nice ones!
Hey Jeff, good to hear from you. I'm on the Flatpick Hangout and MySpace too. Between the three of them I'm noticing a trend - there's lots of "50-somethings" out there flatpicking! Maybe we ought to start our own group. You're welcome to pick my brain whenever you want - that's what I thought these sites were for too. BTW, check out my mp3's. The first three tracks are rhythm tracks for practicing. Let me know what you think - ok? Later, Gary
well Jeff if you're going to be so kind as to include me in your list of faves (with Grier! yikes!) then of course the least I can do is be your friend. Thanks for the nice feedback on the columns... I put a lot of work into them and so of course it's always great to hear that they're helpful.
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