"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.
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…"