"Had Wendell and Wheat at our Club in November. What a great time it was. Katherine broke her guitar and rented a Larrive from Long and McQuade. She was not happy with it at sound check. I went home and got my L 00 for her. She loved it. Wendell was…"
I was at your workshop 3 years ago in Calgary. I learned alot and have been working at it. Thank you so much. I handed you an Epiphone EL00 and ask you what you thought. You said it played good. Since then I have gotten a Gibson L00 and…"
Guild, Martin, Larrivee, Yamaha and Gibson. My favorite is my Gibson L00.
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Played since I was 14 (should I say attempted to play), began on electric but got caught up in Acoustic, feel in love with with Bluegrass quite afew years ago, found myself heading to flatpicking (thanks to Steve Kaufman), I findly got to meet Steve 3 years ago at a workshop in Calgary, I felt a little lost at times but when I sit down it make alot of sense, PRACTISE.
"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…"