"Great picking' Nick. I love your cross picking style.
Just a historical note: Home Sweet Home was written in the early 1800's and was a favorite of soldier's of both the north and the south during the American Civil War.…"
Tony Rice, Bryan Sutton, Chris Eldridge, Clarence White, David Grier, Tim Stafford, John McGann, Julian Lage, Dan Tyminski, Tony Watt, Russ Barenberg, Norman Blake, and many more!
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
I like 'em all except for the ones that sound nursery rhymes (Golden Slippers, Turkey In the Straw, etc.)
Old mahogany and rosewood dreadnoughts
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
I play the guitar, mandolin, bass, and sing. Though I consider myself primarily a bluegrass musician, I also play jazz, swing, and various other styles. The guitar I play is a 2005 Martin Golden Era D-18. I also play 1978 Guild D-25 that has been modified by Dan Lashbrook. I am currently a student at Berklee College of Music as well as an active teacher and performer.
"I recently came across a steel string parlor guitar made by P. Benson, in Minneapolis. It's really a nice little instrument--well built, comfortable, very much like an old Martin 00-18 (mahogany, slotted headstock, pyramid bridge, ladder…"
"My gear is much better than my skill - for straight flatpickin', I play a Martin D-18 Authentic 1937. My go-to guitar for just about everything else (and it flatpicks just fine, thank you) is my Huss & Dalton D-RH with a Red Spruce top.…"
"Hey Craig. Thanks for the kind comment. The credit for this version should really go To Steve Kaufman who's arrangement it is. Good luck with your bluegrass studies, it's wonderful music and great fun to play. I look forward to…"
"Thanks Mike. I have to prove to myself that I can play the material as written but once I've done that I start to allow myself some leeway to have fun and drop in my own bits. There's not too much space to do that in SK's version of…"