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What's the weakest "link" in your flatpick technique
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Roger Ferguson Oct 31, 2009.

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"I have a very special guitar for sell You can check it out here... http://j.mp/1z4WxEl"
Oct 15, 2014
Roger Ferguson commented on Michael Gurzi's group Theory; Beyond the Sound
"It makes sense to convert a Major key to its relative minor, as they share all the same notes and chords, just starting on a different note (for a minor key, start on the sixth degree of a Major scale).  So, if you're looking for the…"
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martin crash victim 2

"Yeah Kevin, I'm really lucky to be alive right now! There is a good ending for the guitar though… So - I go shopping for a replacement guitar on-line. BTW… neither my homeowners nor my car insurance was prepared to cover any…"
May 3, 2010
Kevin Kessler commented on Roger Ferguson's photo
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"Wow, what a story. I'm glad it saved you. We get our share of black ice in the mid central, but there is more salt on the roads than ice around Chicago. I can recall a few trips to gigs where I was thinking about what would happen to my…"
May 2, 2010
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"My D-28 saved my life! I hit black ice (Pacific NW) a couple of winters ago and went over a bank. On impact, a 20lb speaker (powered) was coming at my head, my faithful Martin (in a gig bag) "floated" up and cushioned the blow. I still got…"
May 2, 2010
Kevin Kessler commented on Roger Ferguson's photo
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"How did this happen? Was it in that gig bag in the photo? Airplane, car or did it get attacked by a gorilla."
May 2, 2010
Roger Ferguson replied to Bob Minner's discussion Zoom H2 Hand Held Recorder
"Hi... another fan here... I've had mine almost since they came out (i know my "version" is probably outdated) and I also use it for everything! Here are a couple of other uses... As a card reader -- I take recorded examples for…"
Mar 29, 2010
Roger Ferguson left a comment for Greg Yavorsky
"Hey Greg. Roger Ferguson here... just wanted to let you know that I have successfully overcome the "distance learning" obstacle for guitar lessons. I have been giving lessons using the SKYPE free conferencing software. Seems to work…"
Mar 20, 2010
Tony Rocci left a comment for Roger Ferguson
"Hi Roger, No I didn't get the other two but I'm so looking forward to it. Lawson Drinkward told me he did one online with you and he raved about how good it was! Tony"
Mar 20, 2010
Roger Ferguson left a comment for Tony Rocci
"HI Tony... This is the third time I wrote you just to say that I too am looking forward to it! Should be a great deal of fun. I don't know if any of the others came through or not. Roger"
Mar 18, 2010
Tony Rocci left a comment for Roger Ferguson
"Hi Roger, Looking forward to my lesson with you. Tony"
Mar 10, 2010

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Favorite Flatpickers
Doc, Don Reno, Django, & other usual suspects.
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
The ones I learned from my Dad.
Favorite Guitars
The one I play - 2010 Schenk Dreadnaught! and 2008 Frick archtop, '77 Hd-28, '93 Roy Noble, '80 Larrivee L-27
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
1979 national flatpick champion
Do you have a website?
http://www.learningmusician.com/Rog

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Comment Wall (4 comments)

At 4:40pm on August 15, 2009, Greg Yavorsky said…
Hey Roger. I guess you'll be there for the festival the day before week 2.
Any chance of a private lesson that day?
At 2:01pm on March 9, 2010, Sue Thompson said…
Howdy Roger,
Hope all's going well with you!
Sue
At 6:33pm on March 10, 2010, Tony Rocci said…
Hi Roger,

Looking forward to my lesson with you.

Tony
At 8:58am on March 20, 2010, Tony Rocci said…
Hi Roger,

No I didn't get the other two but I'm so looking forward to it. Lawson Drinkward told me he did one online with you and he raved about how good it was!

Tony

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