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At 11:28am on October 9, 2008, Dan Miller said…
Hey John!

Welcome to the network.

Dan
At 2:11pm on October 9, 2008, John Bauman said…
Huge fan here. Your treatment of Moonlight In Vermont is second to none.
At 2:55pm on October 11, 2008, Andrea Tarquini said…
Sure John...
we are open to communication....
I've created the NON USA FLATPICKERS GROUP in order to allow people to share more...and further more if you're touring in Europe, you also have some more connections from this network of pickers....it can be helpful....

My best

ANdrea
At 8:15am on October 12, 2008, Adam Schlenker said…
Its good to have you here & always good to hear you pick!

thanks much

Adam S
At 12:36am on October 18, 2008, VUE Laurent said…
To me YOU ARE A GREAT PICKER, I love your guitar style, mabye one time I could see you and your band in France, It will be great for many people in my country...
At 8:07pm on October 24, 2008, Anthony Fairchild said…
Thanks for the add John. Z
At 10:50am on December 15, 2008, John Bauman said…
Hi Mr Carlini,

I've got a question. Not sure if it'll make any sense because maybe it's something that should be obvoius (but it isn't to me).

I love the way you do "Moonlight in Vermont" with Don Stiernberg (an I've stolen what I can). On the bridge -- "telegraph cables sing down the highway...." part -- you seem to almost randomly decide which beats to let ring (a very few) and which beats are left-hand muted (most of them). It sounds so perfect the way you've done it, but it seems random. So is it? ...or am I just missing the obvious count on which you are damp, damp, ringing the rhythm?

John
At 3:04pm on December 27, 2008, John Meehan said…
Hey John,
Thanks and Happy New Year! I hope to see you in Feb. Good luck with the new forum
John M.
At 9:36am on January 1, 2009, Todd Roberts said…
John,
I hope this finds you well,best wishes for a good '09...Thanks for all the great music.Todd (I'm the guy who killed the bat at Kamp a summer ago,our shared memory)....Peace
At 12:33pm on January 25, 2009, DOMINIC FRINZI said…
unfortunately i moved away from my teacher and was gone for 17 years. by the time i got back he had passed. anyway my problem as i see it is putting together solos, and a sound. i feel that the main problem is just playing more, i got into this rut of just practicing scales cause it's easy mindless stuff and it keeps my chops up but does nothing for the mental side of things. i have a vibe player i mess around with sometimes who is a PLAYER. he comes up with these scale and chord centers and spouts this formula stuff but doesn't seem to be able to explain to me what the actual thought process is (for various reasons that don't need mentioning) anyway i get frustrated cause he just blows by me.

anyway i'd love to find out where i can unlock this formula
At 4:41pm on July 11, 2009, Eric Wall said…
John,
I actually have your column on the Crab Walk from Flatpick Magazine. I sent the post after I went through it. It is a finger burner but a great exercise. I'm going to try it on my archtop and pretend it's easier.
Thanks,
Eric
At 1:54pm on July 13, 2009, Mark Felton said…
Thanks John! I'm looking forward to yet another way to broaden my musical horizons and get (back) on that path of continuous improvement. Thanks for hosting!

Mark
At 1:09pm on September 4, 2009, Jake Cohan said…
Love your teaching style. Your contribution to the magazine has helped me become a much better musician. Thanks John!
At 5:15pm on December 5, 2010, Andrew said…
Thought you might be interested in hearing about Princeton Area Pickers, a new Meetup.com group . We hope to establish a regular bluegrass-old time-country jam in the Princeton area. Join us at http://www.meetup.com/Princeton-Area-Pickers/

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