"I have been playing guitar since the late 60s but really got hooked when I heard Norman Blake on the radio in the early 70s. I started teaching guitar in 2004 as a part time activity but soon I had an overflow of students decided to make it my full…"
I just wanted to say Hi. I'm a Flatpick L member, although mostly just a reader. I really enjoyed your stream on Flatpick L about playing with a softer touch. It has helped me to improve my playing. You always seem to have some good feedback on other issues too. I'm in a Bluegrass band in CA, sponsor a bluegrass jam in my area and of course I'm working hard to raise the level of my pickin. Thanks for the tips.
Thanks for the comment. By the way does the softer approach technique apply to the right hand (flatpicking hand) as well. I saw a comment by someone recently about how the faster they pick the softer they hold the pick. Do you find this to be true?
"Let me know when you're in or around Central VA. I'm pretty close to Charlottesville. We can play some John Denver and Croce for old time sake, and I'd be happy to provide some back-up rhythm or 5 string on some of the…"
This group is for members who are working with the 8-Volume Flatpicking Essentials course written by Dan Miller and Tim May. This is the place to meet others who are working with the course and share your arrangements.See More
My first Carbon was an Adamas.I currently play a Rainsong Dred.I discovered carbon Guitars 2 years ago in a local Guitar store and purchased one within a month. I played my first RainSong Dred about a year later and bought that one.I watched Scott Nygards reviews on you tube and that kinda got me searching.Anyone else play the fakes?See More