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FGM DGBE

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…

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Added by Jeffrey Glen West on March 30, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

How can we do something Collectively to keep Flat Picking Magazine in Business?

I got the letter that many of you probably got from Dan Miller stating that this will be his 20th and last year of producing this really quality product. I just started with flatpicking a year ago and quickly renewed yesterday but he needs TONS more subscriptions. There are literally over 4000 members here. Can we spread the word and if you could spare the cost of a subscription could you call right now and subscribe? 

Here is the number 1-573-823-5582

I wish I knew what else I…

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Added by Maria Calfa-DePaul on September 25, 2015 at 12:39pm — 1 Comment

Jim & Jack's "Giveaway"

Check out my blogspot post for a chance to receive a guitar maintenance / set-up on your favorite guitar!

http://jimhurst.blogspot.com/:

Added by Jim Hurst on June 17, 2015 at 10:15pm — No Comments

30% off All Guitar Accessories at Flatpick.com

Added by Mondy Herndon on August 28, 2014 at 6:04pm — No Comments

An Event You Do Not Want to Miss!

Added by Mondy Herndon on July 16, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

FGM Back Issue Blow Out Sale

Added by Mondy Herndon on July 16, 2014 at 9:37am — No Comments

Interview with Dan Miller about his best-selling series "Flapicking Essentials".

Save 20% now when you buy 2 or more volumes of "Flatpicking Essentials" at www.flatpick.com.

Added by Mondy Herndon on June 17, 2014 at 4:35pm — No Comments

Irish trad instrumental

Julia Delanay.pdf : Here is the tab of a nice traditional reel from Frank Kilkelly's "Accompanying Irish Music on Guitar" (book & CD available on the Net..).

Have fun !

Added by J-M SIMON on May 1, 2014 at 3:00am — No Comments

BUCK69’s New CD "No Medicine Like The Blues"

It's Like Kenny Wayne Sheppard meeting Jonny Lang in a Juke Joint to talk about Eric Clapton.

16 new original songs by the Toledo Ohio based Blues, Roots Rock band WWW.BUCK69.NET 

See The Video Here:…

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Added by BUCK69 on April 4, 2014 at 1:09pm — No Comments

Jam with Grammy Award Winner Brad Davis!

Get 10% off your order now through March 9, 2014 with coupon code JAMNOW.

Added by Mondy Herndon on February 27, 2014 at 10:27am — No Comments

Save 20% on 2 or more Volumes of Flatpicking Essentials!

Master the art of Flatpicking with Flatpicking Essentials!…

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Added by Mondy Herndon on February 18, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

NAMM

We had a great time at the NAMM show last week in Anaheim CA.  We caught up with good friends, saw some great performances and checked out fantastic new products.

Brad Davis and John Jorgenson…

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Added by Mondy Herndon on January 28, 2014 at 9:04am — No Comments

Flatpicking Guitar Magazine Volume 18, Number 2

Volume 18, Number 2 of the magazine features David Rawlings, who as most of you will know is the long-time musical partner of Gillian Welch. We also feature Mountain Heart's current lead guitar player Seth Taylor and we highlight the acoustic guitar player in country star Alan Jackson's band, Scott Coney. We…

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Added by Mondy Herndon on January 7, 2014 at 9:06pm — No Comments

Flatpicking Guitar Magazine Nov/Dec 2013 Issue Now Available

The November/December 2013 edition (Volume 18, Number 1), of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine features Joey McKenzie of The Quebe Sisters Band on the cover and some of Joey's great Western swing back up. Additionally, we highlight Michael Daves who has recorded and toured in a duo with Chris Thile. Michael, originally…

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Added by Dan Miller on November 6, 2013 at 11:57am — No Comments

Check Out Our Upgraded Website at www.flatpick.com

We haven recently upgraded and updated the Flatpicking Guitar Magazine website at www.flatpick.com.

Please check it out!  We have added a lot of new instructional items for the acoustic guitar player and guitar accessories like cases, capos, strands, straps, strings, picks, and much more.  Please check it out at www.flatpick.com

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Added by Dan Miller on November 6, 2013 at 11:54am — No Comments

Bluegrass Guitar Blog

Howdy Pickers,

I just wanted to invite everyone to check out this blog I have created for Bluegrass guitar players.  It will involve a 3 part lesson series every month.  A new tune or technique will be explored taking you from easy to advanced.  I really think it will help the intermediate player looking to hone in his/her skills on the guitar.  each lesson (which is free) will have text/tab/video!  So, it should be very helpful and easy to follow.  If you have any questions…

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Added by Ryan Kimm on September 9, 2013 at 9:59am — No Comments

Custom Musical Transcriptions

Hey all you pickers!

I am now providing a custom musical transcription service. Music for guitar, bass, dobro, and mandolin family instruments can be transcribed into musical notation and/or TAB. All styles of music are available for transcription. Transcriptions are written using Finale notation software, are presented in the form of a PDF and are usually completed within a week. Pricing starts at $10 and increases based on length and difficulty. Payments can be made with a…

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Added by Nick DiSebastian on July 28, 2013 at 8:08pm — No Comments

Flat-Pick Guitar "25 Tunes to Improve Your Playing" instructional E-book released!

Hello,

I just released an instructional E-book to help beginning and intermediate players become a better flat-picking guitarist.  It comes with over 50 pages of music and instruction, over 2 hours of practice tracks, full tabs with right and left hand markings, and licks from Tony Rice, Doc Watson, and Carter Family style songs!  You can take a look inside and purchase the book at …

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Added by Ryan Kimm on July 9, 2013 at 2:03pm — 3 Comments

Keith Kimbell & Joe McColley in concert

Joe McColley & Keith Kimbell will be playing at Hearts' Home Acoustics on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. Concert is free but a collection will be taken to support the artists. Jam Session earlier at 3:00 p.m.

http://heartshomeacoustics.com/keith-kimbell-joe-mccolley/

Added by Joe Gonzales on June 29, 2013 at 9:54am — No Comments

Sue West releases "Words Of a Friend" - traditional folk music

I have just released a new album, "Words Of a Friend." It features myself on guitar and…

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Added by Sue West on March 20, 2013 at 1:06pm — No Comments

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Progressive take on an old-timey rhythm base. Not much to it, the relationship ended quickly. Instrument; Blueridge BR 140, recorded on Zoom H-6 Handy Recorder
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"That is some very impressive songwriting! Fantastic, Gord would love it; you should send it to him."
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"Very nice, clean, rendition of this old civil war song, and the tone of your guitars is great! (You know that Elvis recorded this in the 1950's as "Love Me Tender?")  Wish I had  ason to pick with!"
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Ragtime Annie

"This has been my favorite flatpicking/fiddle sine I first heard Doc Watson do it 55 years ago! Your rendition is more than excellent! Guess I'll just have to keep practicing until I get it right!"
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Danny Boy

"Neat! I have 0015M, along with D28HVR, D35, and most recently, DR Centennial. Martin is the very best!:-)"
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Danny Boy

"Thanks Dave. Yes, a 00015m. Now supplemented by a Stonebridge DM32 :-)"
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Louis Ruoti commented on Louis Ruoti's video
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Tennessee Waltz - Flatpick Guitar - Louis Ruoti

"You're all too kind, Dave, thanks much... Funny how the threads of musician's lives intertwine, as in your reference to King and the subsequent album by Roseann. Small world!"
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Danny Boy

"Very nice!!!! Is that Martin 0015M?"
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Dave Siler left a comment for Ralph Schut
"Ralph, I learned more from your videos in two hours last night than i have learned in the past 6 months!! Thanks so much for your very excellent efforts. All fabulous stuff, especially the cross-picking.  Sie Sind Hollandisch. Sprechen Sie…"
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"Guten Tag, mein Freund. Was fur ein guitar spielen Sie? Gruss Gott, Dve Siler"
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"Bill, do you still get out to Sugar Land Tx? Whaqt part of PA do you live in? Jerry Scribner"
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Dave Siler commented on Paige Anderson's group Martin Guitar Owners
"Have owned D28VR, (80's) D35, (70's )  0015 (early 2000's) and recently bought DR Centennial, marking first century of Dreadnaught production. Has Martin VTS artificially aged top and braces. Greatest sound I have ever heard! I…"
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Martin Guitar Owners

Here is a group for people who have Martin Guitars, or is looking for one, or if you just really like Martin Guitars!
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Dave Siler commented on Louis Ruoti's video
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Tennessee Waltz - Flatpick Guitar - Louis Ruoti

"Fabulous, Louis. Pee Wee King's brother,  Gene, Used to run a rare record shop in Louisville some 40 years ago. Johnnie Cash's daughter cut an album entitled "King's Record Store" Magnificent job on a great tune for…"
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