The usual suspects: Josh Williams, Tyler Grant, Cody Kilby, Bryan Sutton, Tim Stafford, Tony Rice, Doc Watson, Jack Lawrence, Norman Blake, Robert Bolin, et al. (Oh, and George Shuffler, James Alan Shelton, et al.)... OK, everybody.
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
You can have favorites?
Martin Dreadnoughts (28, 41, 45, the older the better), Bourgeois, Bob Thompson, my Terry Kennedy hand-built archtop.
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I started trying to play bluegrass music about forty-five years back and I'm still at it. I also mess around with some blues and thumbpicking things. I'm now unemployed (retired) and playing a lot more music.
Sharp eye for detail! If I'd been a little more adept at photoshop, I'd have made everything but the tortex pick be grey-tone so it would have been more obvious why I took the photo in the first place.
The pick works perfectly to keep that slide in place.
"I have a left handed Blue Chip TAD 3R 40 pick and I find it a great pick to use, no scraping and quick on the strings. The only problem is that the tone is quite bass-y which is great for lead picking or Mandolin but not so good for rhythm…"
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