We are honored to host guitar wizards Mark Cosgrove & Roberto Dalla Vecchia for a house concert and afternoon guitar workshop in our home in Centerville DE on Saturday May 9.On Saturday afternoon 5/9 both artists will co-teach a three hour instructional workshop from 2:00-5:00 PM, followed by an evening house concert at 8:00 PM.Tickets for the afternoon workshop will be $65, and tickets for the evening house concert are $25 (the price for both events combined will be $80). Please note that…See More
"well I must admit in that particular photo (the one in the window) they look quite similar.... but while they are brothers, twins one might say, they aren't the same.
Sorry you won't be here in northern CA but do let me know if future…"
Clarence, Doc, David Grier, Russ Barenberg, Tony Rice, Tim Stafford, Steve Kaufman, Robin Kessinger, Robert Shafer, Bryan Sutton, lots of others.
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Collings, Dudenbostel, Martin, Gallagher, Circa, LoPrinzi, Lanham and all the rest because I love really good guitars.
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
I'm a player and I love the flatpicking guitar style. I make a large portion of my living doing this and I'm grateful for the forum and for Dan's consistent energy to promote and enhance the public's awareness of what we do. Let it roll!
Mark~ Thanks for adding me as friend in this GREAT NEW FORUM~ I second Rex's emotion :-) ~ 3 Cheers to Dan for this fabulous idea!~~Keep in touch and hope to see you picking somewhere sooner than later
Found a solution to an often mentioned problem when having installed a piezo type bridge plate pickup transducer. The consensus of several Internet responders who have done this is that while the sound from strings 2 through 6 is good, the high e-string is way too quiet with no real ring, sustain, etc. Some have suggested moving the transducer for that string away from a brace, Adding a 4th transducer, a not so easy job, etc.I recently installed a JJB pickup (jjbelectronics) in a 40 year old…See More
I play two-thirds of a guitar. I have some wrist issues with fretting the 6th string. I enjoy finger picking but have been an avid follower of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine for about 6 years. I find Dan Huckabee's beginners arrangements great for the bari-uke. I have also found much of Adam Granger's work suits my DGBE tuning.I once took a class from Dan Miller in Palo Alto, California and he told me that his daughter was playing the baritone uke. I have e-mailed Adam about his new FGM…See More
"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…"