Clarence White, Django Reinhardt, Bill Frisell, Roger Tallroth, Doc Watson, Norman Blake, Russ Barenberg, John Doyle, Robbie Robertson, David Grier, George Shuffler, Charlie Christian, Paul Brady, Tim O'Brien, John Scofield, Riley Puckett, Tim Stafford, Jimmy Raney, Amos Garrett, Alison Brown, Larry Sparks, Tony McManus (to name just a few).
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Whatever I'm playing at the moment.
Bourgeois Country Boy Deluxe, 1956 Martin D-28, Schoenberg Standard (12-fret 00)
I first heard your arrangement of Red Apple Rag on a disk called Flatpicking Guitar Masterpieces - its one of my favs on there. Great to see you here and looking forward to meeting you next May. Cheers.
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…"