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Ken Julkowski
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  • Portland, OR
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Favorite Flatpickers
Doc, Jack Lawrence, Beppe, Grier
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Standards such as Billy in the Low Ground, Sweet Georgia Brown, Whiskey Before Breakfast, Soldier's Joy, etc
Favorite Guitars
I've a Taylor and Washburn and an old Harmony classic., I like them all
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
I've been noodling on guitars for many years. I rarely jam as I just can't get to jam speed. I learned from a shipmate on a submarine, played backup in several church choirs. I also putter around on fiddle and am trying to get seriously into banjo at present.

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Finding key chords

This must be common knowledge, but I've not seen it posted so I thought I'd chime in. For those who are working their way up the neck, it is useful to note that once the fifth string is memorized, you can figure out any key I IV V series. For examaple, the 5th string is the root A, the 4th is D and the 6th is E, hence A D E is the I IV V family. At the third fret, the root is C, the 4th string 3rd fret is F and the 6th string 3rd fret is G, and so the key of C contains the C, F, and G chords.… Continue

Posted on October 3, 2010 at 3:02pm

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