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Favorite Flatpickers
Clay Hess, Jack Lawrence, Ron Peterson, L.Juber ( ok maybe not a flat picker all the time but he can if he needs to.) Ed Bruce, and all the rest of them White, Blake, Rice, Doc, and of course Django Rinehart.
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
That's why I'm here I am trying to learn some.
Favorite Guitars
Martins, Martins and did I mention Martins HD-28, LXM, DM
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I would love to tell you about myself, but
Retired LEO.
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http://yes, again private for now

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At 4:13pm on March 22, 2009, Dan Miller said…
Thanks for joining the Flatpicking Essentials Group!

Dan
At 5:35pm on March 29, 2009, Nanessence said…
Hi Making Sawdust....Yes there is an old time jam every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at the Center for the Arts at 68 S. Main St. in Phillipsburg, NJ, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. I missed the first one, but got to the second one last Tuesday. Old time is mostly fiddlers, of course, but there were other guitars besides mine, as well as some dulcimers, banjos, and mandolins. There are some other jams I've heard about that are more bluegrass oriented in Hellertown and Stroudsburg and there is a Celtic jam on certain Wednesdays at Hammerhead in Northampton, PA. Some of these I located by Googling. Others I found by joining Meetup.com. Good luck with getting linked up. Maybe I'll see you in one of these jams!
At 3:09pm on April 3, 2009, Nanessence said…
Hi Making Sawdust,
There's one in Stroudsburg, PA, that is a real BG jam.
Pocono BG & Folk Society
Elks Lodge, 260 Washington St., East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
570- 421-9140
Neil 570.424.2937 or John 570.992.2259, jcuuu@ptd.net
http://www.poconobluegrass.org/index.htm
Shindigs: 1st Sundays Oct. thru May, Doors open 11 am

The above is one that I haven't attended yet but have heard that everyone must take a "break" in turn. That gives you a chance to do your individual thing. In old time music everyone plays together through the whole song. You don't have to sign up for the P'burg old time jam; just show up. The Pocono BG jam, which meets this Sunday, may cost some money. I'm going to stay home and play with my jam recordings until the sun comes out. Have fun!
At 6:45pm on July 18, 2010, Downtown Freddy Brown said…
Steal what you can my friend. If we were closer I'd be glad to show you. BTW...that ain't magic marker on my guitar LOL!

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