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September 2009 Blog Posts (6)

New Podcast, New Lesson, New Issue

In our newest podcast Dan Miller and Beppe Gambetta talk about Beppe's current US tour, his latest CD, and some of his new developments in crosspicking. A Beppe Gambetta duet with Jim Hurst from Beppe's newest CD is also included. Check it out: http://flatpick.libsyn.com/



This month our e-Newsletter instructor Mickey Abraham has provided an arrangement of the Celtic tune "Maid Behind the Bar." This is one of those great old… Continue

Added by Dan Miller on September 29, 2009 at 5:28pm — No Comments

GuitarHelp Hotline



GuitarHelp Hotline



Hello! And welcome to the new Guitar Information Hotline! For your convenience we have installed the following menu to aid you in connecting with the right help for answering those tough to answer guitar questions.



If you have questions regarding major chords, please press 1, 3, 5



If your question is about minor chords please press 1, 2 followed by the “pound sign”,… Continue

Added by John Bauman on September 27, 2009 at 3:07pm — 5 Comments

Winfield Report

An incredible weeknd.. The pickin was perfect.

I thought Allen had a real good first round.. tops on my scoresheet.. so go figure..

The hilite for me was an early friday morn jam I listened to at the Kessinger

Camp.. Robin , Allen, Tyler Grant on mando, a gal with a bass in a tye dyed, matched to Robin t-shirt. for a half hour or so it seemed only me and Marilyn

sittin and listenin..

I said at the time it was the finest seat of the weeknd.. it was.. Randy

joined in… Continue

Added by Bill Startz on September 23, 2009 at 6:24pm — No Comments

"Uncorked - Al Stewart Live with Dave Nachmanoff" has arrived!

"Uncorked" has arrived!



Over the next week, we'll be turning around pre-orders (at www.davenach.com, concerts, and mail order) for 'Uncorked', which should be available at other retailers in a few weeks. A few have already received their copy.



Haven't ordered yet? Go to www.davenach.com.





UNCORKED - AL STEWART LIVE WITH DAVE NACHMANOFF





2009 - Wallaby Trails Recordings - WAL-001 -… Continue

Added by Dave Nachmanoff on September 20, 2009 at 12:44pm — No Comments

I love my new Tak!

I recently bought a TAN16C in Springfield Missouri. I got a great deal on the guitar and it came with a hardshell case. So far nothing but sweetness out of it I can't wait or it to "open up". Nothing more inspiring then to play such a sweet sounding instrument. The cool tube with built in tuner is fantastic as well, I know there are Taylors and Breedloves Collings and Martins that sound fantastic but for the money its hard to beat a Takamine. The split bridge gives this guitar perfect… Continue

Added by Ron Warren on September 11, 2009 at 8:54pm — No Comments

My New Red Bear



Got my new Red Bear in yesterday's mail.



It's got a wonderful feel and though I don't feel the "grips", it's better having them where they are than up as high as they used to be. The roundness of this "F" shape seems to make a smoother sound than the "C" I've been playing with lately. The "C" may be slightly louder, being pointier as it is, but the new "F" seems to bring out fewer extraneous noises.



I like a completely… Continue

Added by John Bauman on September 6, 2009 at 11:53am — No Comments

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