my Dad, clarence white,tony and wyatt rice,dan crary, doc watson,david grier,jeff autry, bryan sutton,john carlini,george benson,pat methany,joe pass, django reinhardt....and the list goes on!!!
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
beaumont rag, fishers hornpipe,new camptown races,crazy creek,done gone,pretty little indian,stoney creek,old grey coat,and everything else in the bluegrass and new acoustic genres.
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
From southern ohio,I have always played or been involved in music,as far back as I can remember. My dad always played in the evenings at home.He would play old carter family songs and a lot of doc and clarence stuff. My current guitar is a Brazillian Rosewood Sams Guitar and I love it!
"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…"