For Fans of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine
The September/October 2011 edition of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine is now available. This edition is Volume 15, Number 6 of the magazine and features David Grisman's guitar player Grant Gordy on the cover. Additionally we feature Caleb Smith a picker from the mountains of North Carolina who performs with the band Balsam Range and we highlight a wonderful fiddle tune CD that features New Jersey flatpicker Van Manakas.…
Added by Dan Miller on August 31, 2011 at 12:50pm — No Comments
Holding the pick has to be the most fundamental starting point after taking the pick out of the box and tuning up. (If you store your pick by threading it between the strings, be sure to remove it before tuning up).
I have spent the last few weeks struggling with picks that keep twisting as I am playing, which makes it difficult to play with confidence.
Fortunately (maybe) I came across an instructional video by Scott Fore on blessi.com. Along with this there is a video of…Continue
For beginners or someone looking for a good travel guitar - I created this list of what I think are the best five flat tops for around $500.00 Of course finding one that's used cuts the price in half a lot of times - all of these are good guitars,…Continue
Added by Wesman Todd Shaw on August 13, 2011 at 7:49am — No Comments
Hello any and all, besides trying to break in my new old guitar, which had sat in my grandmother's closet for a decade or more - I'm also forever trying to make a living online. . . .which I tell you, is probably about as easy as would be trying to make a living as a Bluegrass guitarist. VERY HARD!
Anyway, I produced an article as a tribute to my love of Doc Watson, and hopefully you too share that love of Doc for not only his music, but for his CHARACTER as well. I've…Continue
Added by Wesman Todd Shaw on August 6, 2011 at 3:52pm — No Comments
Just published an article about these beautiful Martin D 50's. I can't imagine having the money to buy one, or buying one even if…Continue
Added by Wesman Todd Shaw on August 1, 2011 at 3:46pm — No Comments