For Fans of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine
I am going to be traveling to Memphis, Tn. area soon and I will be looking for a good jam to participate in, does anyone know of any in the area?
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
Added by Wesman Todd Shaw on November 18, 2011 at 11:32am — No Comments
Acoustic guitars are fragile things, and even the most cared for instruments suffer from wear and tear due to playing.
Fret jobs, set ups - those things just happen. This article is written on a basic info level - but if you happen to be in North Texas - then I've got links to a custom guitar builder and master repairman that I personally have used in the past for fret jobs and set up problems on my guitars.
Added by Wesman Todd Shaw on November 11, 2011 at 12:46pm — No Comments
I figure that everyone here knows all about Tony Rice's 1935 Martin D 28, and the history of the thing - but I wrote this article for people who might not know about it, and I hope maybe some folks here at flatpicking Guitar online will enjoy this as well.
It's really more about the Santa Cruz Tony Rice models though.
If you've never seen the super clip of Nine Pound Hammer presented here with Tony and the some of the best and most known bluegrass…Continue
Added by Wesman Todd Shaw on November 8, 2011 at 9:41pm — No Comments
Of course I know that most flatpickers prefer Martin style instruments - I certainly do, but I was raised with a flatpicking grandfather that mostly played Gibson.
Could be that some folk's have a particular style of playing that is best represented by Gibson Dreadnoughts or Super Jumbo guitars?
If so - then I want to hear about it, and if possible, hear you play as well!!!
Anyway, Gibson still makes great guitars - and who doesn't think the J…Continue
The November/December 2011 issue of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine is now availabe! This is a very special issue, one that has the intention and focus of getting you off to a good start if you are new to Flatpicking or bringing you back to an emphasis of the basics of the art if you have been picking for a while. Each of our talented columnists have presented a topic that is fundamental to your development as a flatpicking guitar player. They have each done an amazing job with…Continue
Added by Dan Miller on November 1, 2011 at 9:02am — No Comments