"Cathal did you or Kathy ever carry the melody in the session or were you two keeping yourselves to accompaniment? I would feel hard pressed not to start fltpicking the tunes. BTW this video was the impetus for me spending about three hours quality…"
Hmm, there are too many to choose from. Bryan Sutton , Clarence White, Doc Watson, Dastardly Dan Forney, Norman Blake, Tony Rice, David Grier, MarkCosgrove, Cody Kilby, Mad Mike Mancini, the list goes on and on.
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Changes daily, sometimes even hourly.
My 2000 HD-28LSV
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I play the Proulx 99% of the time. I like it that much, but if you like rosewood this LSV is very nice. A very accomplished picker played it several hours last night and wanted to buy it right then... not lowballed either.
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…"