"Hey folks, checking in after a loooong absence. I'm still working on the Essentials, but they've blocked the "ning" network at work, so I've been absent from discussions.
I've completed #2 recently. I'm going to…"
"Hi Todd! Thanks for adding me as your friend. I am really enjoying this group thing on FE1. I try to read all of the comments and, then take and try what others are doing to see if it helps me. I am going to look for the Jeff Troxel's book you…"
"I've worked my way through the first half of the book and am working on the songs now. I'm also doing a lot of "review". The best way for me to learn is to go through it all a few times and let it burn in. So now I'm…"
Hi Todd! Thanks for adding me as your friend. I am really enjoying this group thing on FE1. I try to read all of the comments and, then take and try what others are doing to see if it helps me. I am going to look for the Jeff Troxel's book you mentioned, since I could use help improving the accuracy of my right hand...Tony
"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…"