For Fans of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine
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Sadly, I've never got to put my hands on one of these - I'd really like to give one a whirl for just a few minutes one day just to see, and say I did, of course.
I know Mark O'Connor plays one, and Dan Crary, of course.
Posted on April 15, 2012 at 10:47am
Now everyone probably knows exactly who David Grisman is, he's only one of the finest mandolin players that acoustic jazz, bluegrass, etc - has ever known. In my mind David Grisman is right on par with someone like Ricky Skaggs, he's just more of a jazz and hippie sort than he is a traditionalist. I love them both, and besides their mandolin playing, both of those guys always have a band with one heck of a guitarist.
In the case of David Grisman - he brought…Continue
Posted on February 21, 2012 at 12:00pm
Another extremely fine and well known flatpicker that has been on the cover of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine in the past is Russ Barenberg. I've personally been affected by that fella's fine and tasteful music in the past, as the single largest audience I ever played in front of ...was treated to Barenberg's "Keep It Up/Prince Charlie" from my own fingers.
So Russ is important to me, and I took the time to create a bit of a tribute to…Continue
Posted on January 20, 2012 at 1:00pm — 5 Comments
David Bromberg is a guy that we all here on this site should all know well, and he's quite a guitarist. David also happens to be the world's single greatest authority of American Made Violins. I thoroughly enjoyed the issue of Flatpicking Guitar dedicated to him, and if you did as well, then I think that you might also…Continue
Posted on December 16, 2011 at 12:12pm
Hard to imagine someone more dedicated to the kind of music that this website is dedicated to than Ricky Skaggs, and it's harder still to imagine a musician with more musical integrity, and power within the…Continue
Posted on November 18, 2011 at 11:32am