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Ryan Kimm
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  • Hopkins, MN
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Favorite Flatpickers
Tony Rice, Doc Watson, Russ Barenberg, David Grier, bryan Sutton, Tim May, Derek Trucks
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Saint Anne's Reel, Turkey in the Straw, Whiskey Before Breakfast, Billy in the Lowground, Cherokee Shuffle, Salt Creek,
Favorite Guitars
Collings, Martin, Breedlove, hoffman,
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Two of my biggest passions are to teach and to learn. There is always something to learn. More licks, songs, chords, progressions, styles, instruments etc... I want to push my students as far as they want to be pushed or go as slow as they need to become comfortable with learning. Learning music is not a race nor a competition-it is a journey. I want whatever my student is working on to resonate inside them. Cultivating energy within themselves as they discover their instrument. These are things I'm dedicated to do my self and help others figure out. Each student has a different learning style and one of my jobs is to figure out how they learn and why they want to learn the things they do. To help uncover the true meaning of playing and learning music. This can be often difficult and frustrating. I know from experience! If one wants to really become a musician they must practice and become patient. I am always working on these two things and I except my students to do the same! I'm looking for students who share the same willingness to learn as myself and to continually search for something that resonates within themselves.

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Bluegrass Guitar Blog

Howdy Pickers,

I just wanted to invite everyone to check out this blog I have created for Bluegrass guitar players.  It will involve a 3 part lesson series every month.  A new tune or technique will be explored taking you from easy to advanced.  I really think it will help the intermediate player looking to hone in his/her skills on the guitar.  each lesson (which is free) will have text/tab/video!  So, it should be very helpful and easy to follow.  If you have any questions…


Posted on September 9, 2013 at 9:59am

Flat-Pick Guitar "25 Tunes to Improve Your Playing" instructional E-book released!


I just released an instructional E-book to help beginning and intermediate players become a better flat-picking guitarist.  It comes with over 50 pages of music and instruction, over 2 hours of practice tracks, full tabs with right and left hand markings, and licks from Tony Rice, Doc Watson, and Carter Family style songs!  You can take a look inside and purchase the book at …


Posted on July 9, 2013 at 2:03pm — 3 Comments

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At 9:49am on September 3, 2013, Russell Adkins said…

Hi Ryan, thanks for the info , Im not really a beginner having played for many years I was a victom of playing what was popular and missing out on a lot of better music , Ive decided now to learn how to play  some real music , I will check your website out  and again thank you , Russ

At 7:11pm on September 12, 2013, BRAD MCCORD said…

Thanks for the friend request!  Let me know if there is anything you would like for me to post to my small audience of 16!  I hope the FB page grows!

At 1:06pm on September 13, 2013, BRAD MCCORD said…

It is Bluegrass and Beginners.  I have posted that above, and I greatly appreciate letting me spread the word!  I'll do my best to keep your info updated there!



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