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Ken Chapple
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  • Portland, OR
  • United States
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Ken Chapple posted a status
"Download Flatpick Guitar Classics along with full transcription of Big Sciota! http://kenchapple.com/flatpick-guitar-classics-free-download/"
Nov 24, 2014
Ken Chapple posted a status
"Big Sciota by Ken Chapple recorded New Years Day. enjoy! https://soundcloud.com/ken-chapple/big-sciota"
Jan 7, 2014
Ken Chapple and Adam Schlenker are now friends
Dec 5, 2012
Ken Chapple commented on Ken Chapple's video

Black Mountain Rag - 12/2/2012

"Thanks Steve. We should pick sometime!"
Dec 5, 2012
Steve Blanchard commented on Ken Chapple's video
Dec 5, 2012
Ken Chapple commented on Adam Schlenker's video

Adam Schlenker-The Lost Indian

"Very nice. Love that crosspickin' style!"
Dec 4, 2012
Ken Chapple commented on Chalmers Croft's video
Dec 4, 2012
Ken Chapple posted a video

Black Mountain Rag - 12/2/2012

Ken Chapple of Wayward Vessel flatpicking Black Mountain Rag. http://waywardvessel.com
Dec 4, 2012
Dan Miller and Ken Chapple are now friends
May 5, 2012
Ken Chapple commented on Dan Jones's video

Kenny Smith plays Cumberland Gap at Smoky Mtn. Guitars

"Beautiful playing, and great projection on that guitar!"
Feb 14, 2012
Ken Chapple posted a status
"Remember to check out the Wayward Vessel Kickstarter. http://www.waywardvessel.com/kickstarter"
Feb 14, 2012
Ken Chapple posted a status
"Thanks to my dad-in-law for this year's subscription to #flatpick #guitar #magazine!"
Dec 28, 2011
Ken Chapple posted a status
"My band, Wayward Vessel is confirmed to participate in the 2012 Telluride Band Contest! waywardvessel.com"
Dec 7, 2011
Ken Chapple left a comment for Louis Ruoti
"Hi Louis.  I'd love to pick!  I'm not sure if I'll be at Darrington this year.  Our band didn't get booked because we're not Trad enough! However, if we don't have anything else booked, I would love to…"
Dec 4, 2011
Ken Chapple commented on Paige Anderson's group Martin Guitar Owners
"I am the proud and lucky owner of a '48 D-18. I play it every day, and it never disappoints me. Ken www.waywardvessel.com"
Dec 2, 2011
Ken Chapple joined Paige Anderson's group

Martin Guitar Owners

Here is a group for people who have Martin Guitars, or is looking for one, or if you just really like Martin Guitars!
Dec 2, 2011

Profile Information

Favorite Flatpickers
Clarence White, David Grier, Norman Blake, Tony Rice, Tim Stafford, Chris Eldridge
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Salty, Soldier's Joy, Big Sciota, Beaumont Rag
Favorite Guitars
Martin D18, Collings D2H, JB Traditional Tele
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
I'm a flatpicking guitarist, singer and songwriter with Portland, OR based band Wayward Vessel. www.waywardvessel.com
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Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 11:01pm on November 25, 2011, Steve Blanchard said…

Hey Ken,

Great to see you here on the flatpicking Guitar network.  Have a great time.


At 12:12am on December 1, 2011, Louis Ruoti said…

Howdy Ken,

Darrington is a long way off, but let's pick if you're there :)

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