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new Kbar recording!

Started Jun 7, 2014

Barwick & Ferguson tours Ireland!
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Kathy Barwick Aug 28, 2013.

column suggestions?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by YooperMichigan Jan 9, 2011.

 

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Kathy Barwick and Maria Calfa-DePaul are now friends
Mar 9, 2016
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new Kbar recording!

Hi everyone! I want to let you know about my new record, just out and available for purchase!It's titled "Braeburn" and you can order it from my website (it's a funky website, but it's all mine!).  Just head on over to the "Music & CDs" page! www.kathybarwick.netAnd soon it will be available on the FGM website as well. So you can look for it there, too.And I should tell you about the wonderful guests with me on this recording: guitarist Alan Fuller,…See More
Jun 7, 2014
Kathy Barwick replied to Ron Kellison's discussion Instructors in the Bay Area
"I'd recommend Steve Pottier. I just sent him a note asking if he's teaching these days."
Jun 7, 2014
Kathy Barwick and Steve are now friends
Nov 17, 2013
Kathy Barwick left a comment for Daniela Muhling
"hi Daniela! ask away...."
Sep 26, 2013
Kathy Barwick and Daniela Muhling are now friends
Sep 26, 2013
Kathy Barwick and Ryan Kimm are now friends
Aug 28, 2013
Kathy Barwick replied to Kathy Barwick's discussion Barwick & Ferguson tours Ireland!
"thank you Pat! (sorry, just saw your post!) Great to hear from you. The tour was indeed a blast! And very nice to hear you got something from my instruction. Kamp is a wonderful place! I hope to return some day..."
Aug 28, 2013

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Favorite Flatpickers
White, White, White, White, White, and White. Oh, and Watson, Pottier, Barenberg, Grier, Hurst, Sutton, Anderson, Marxer. I know there's more..... Cosgrove. Kaufman!!! James Alan Shelton. George Shuffler!!!! John Doyle. Tim May...Brad Davis. John Green. Alan Fuller.
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
I can't even think of favorites at the moment. Whatever I just learned, usually. But the old ones are good too, especially when I think of new ways to play them.
Favorite Guitars
My old favorite: 1994 Grand Marquis LSH. And, my breakfast table guitar: 1957 0-18. And I'm LIKING the new Collings D1-A!
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
I've been playing music for a long time. First classical piano, then folk guitar, then bluegrass banjo, then flatpicking guitar, and along in there I learned some dobro and a bit of very basic (but very fun) acoustic bass. I don't play piano anymore but I'm glad I learned it first, it gave me a great musical foundation. Especially the counting part.

Mostly I play bluegrass, traditional Irish, and folk/blues/singer-songwriter kind of stuff. It's a dream of mine to play in a country rock band.

Oh, and I teach a bunch, when I have time. Private lessons, as well as at music camps. And, I write a regular column for Flatpicking Guitar Magazine. If you don't subscribe, you should!
Do you have a website?
http://kathybarwick.net

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Steve Palazzo

I finally took the time to listen to Steve's podcast with Dan. I really enjoyed it and if you haven't listened yet you should!!!

Posted on December 21, 2010 at 8:44pm

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At 10:13am on May 14, 2008, Coy Wylie said…
Hi Kathy, I had just started working out an arrangement of "Freight Train" when I got my copy of FGM the other day. Thanks for the help. I hope to meet you at Kamp in a few weeks.
At 3:44pm on May 21, 2008, Steve Kaufman said…
Hi Kathy
Looking forward to seeing you in a few weeks at Kamp. It's been a long time. Is that back street Mexican reastaurant you took us to still there? Been 10 years I guess.
see ya soon
SK
At 4:22am on May 23, 2008, Tim Stafford said…
Hi Kathy,
Yeah, I was really impressed with her stuff online. Wish you guys were gonna be out there at Grass Valley. Tell Jon I said hey!
Tim
At 7:54am on May 23, 2008, Tim Stafford said…
Great, Kathy. We'll see you there then. Thanks for the kind words!
Tim
At 7:48am on May 31, 2008, Mike Noirot said…
I wish, I would love to get together with you and pick some songs. Unfortunately, Kamp is a week after our annual family vacation to Table Rock Lake.
At 2:55am on June 2, 2008, Philippe Perrard said…
Hi Kathy,
Never met you before, but I love your articles in FGM (specially when it's about x-picking), and I always read your post on fp-list. I hope I will meet you somewhere and pick with you. Are you going to Winfield ? If not, no problem, you come in Paris France !!!
Thanx to be my friend.
Philippe.
PS : I'm a fan of Pottier too.
At 9:46am on June 4, 2008, Charlie Merriman said…
Kathy,
Thanks for accepting, and the encouraging words. The hearts willing but the ability is lacking.
Kathy's there's nothing better than sitting down with my guitar on a Sunday afternoon to practice, realizing my fingertips are really beginning to hurt, looking at the clock and seeing that 4 or 5 hours have passed.
I've enjoyed your instruction in FGM...that instruction has been the reason for some of those 5 hour sessions.
Hope you enjoy your time in east tennesse when you come to visit and be apart of Steve's Kamp.
Make today a special day!!
Charlie
At 12:22pm on June 4, 2008, Philippe Perrard said…
ah yes, Mary Gibbons, the guitar player with Laurie Lewis ; they have done a really great show near Paris (Villejuif), I was there and I've missed you, next time.
It was in 2000 ? ok. The same year we also had Kathy Kallick (the 1st of april, my last daughter was born that day, I'm sure :^)). So, 2000 was a great year for the west coast bg gals in Paris :^) !!! we love that bg here.
Châteauroux ?!? it's near the middle of no-where, are you sure they use euros ? :^)) just kidding, I've family there. uhm...nobody fom Châteauroux around ? :^))
I don't know a luthier in Provence, but there are very interesting luthier in France.
oh yes, the rate..., I understand, good for me to come in US where I hope to meet you in "real".
Philippe.
At 2:02pm on June 4, 2008, Keith Yoder said…
Hi Kathy, looking forward to meeting you at Kamp, hope we get a chance to play some music together. Keith
At 4:39pm on June 4, 2008, Peter Fryefield said…
Kathy,
Well I better refamiliarize myself with it because I haven't picked it in a couple of months!
Peter

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