Doc Watson, Norman Blake, Tony Rice and David Grier and many more.
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Salt Creek, Wildwood Flower, Whiskey Before Breakfast, Blackberry Blossom, Worried Man Blues and many others.
My own Martin HD-28 and Gallagher Doc Watson Signature model
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
Born and raised in southern Sweden. I play mostly bluegrass, old-time, country and fiddle tunes. Got my first electric guitar when I was 12 years old. For the last few years the acoustic guitar has been my main instrument.
"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…"