"As soon as I get back to work, I am gonna buy the cd's too. I have no idea how good they are but all I need it to hear the song played as the tab is written. How hard is that? I am sure they are just fine."
"Thanks for the info. That's my plan, too. I hope to play them all while I commute to work and then find the ones that strike a chord with me. ;) Then, learn them... sounds like we have/had the same intention.
FGM has been a great resource to…"
I'm thinking about buying Granger's CD set to augment his great fiddle tune book. There are so many tunes, that it's kind of hard to tell what to learn next. So I thought it would make sense to buy the CDs, listen to the tunes and pick the next target for my attention. But... $100 seems like a lot.Anybody have an experience with the CDs?Thanks.See More
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…"