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Favorite Flatpickers
Steve Kaufman, Ron Block, Tony Rice, Rolly Brown, Allan Shadd, Carl Miner, Paige Anderson, Avril Smith, Lorrain Duisit, Kathy Barwick, Brad Davis, Robert Shafer, Tyler Grant, Bryan Kimsey ... and everybody else, too!
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Northern tunes, Southern tunes, Midwest tunes, Django tunes, Irish tunes, Scottish tunes, Canadian tunes, African tunes and Brazilian tunes, Carter Family, Hank Williams...etc.
Favorite Guitars
Martin "OOOO" MC3H, Martin size 5 "Terz"
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
Marcy has been a professional musician since sound systems were powered by coal. She has won and lost many awards and contests over the years.
Won: Multiple Grammys, 35 or so Washington Area Music Awards, The Kaufy Award, honored in the United States Congress, John Lennon Songwriting Contest, ...etc.
Lost: Multiple Grammys, Winfield, car keys ...etc.
Motto: "I know my career is progressing because bigger and bigger deals are falling through every day!"

Some people she has performed and recorded with: Pete Seeger, Mike Seeger, Peggy Seeger, Tom Paxton, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Eva Cassidy, Brave Combo, Mariachi Los Comparos, Tom Chapin, John McCutcheon, Patsy Montana, Ola Belle and Bud Reed, Roy Smeck, the Hoosier Hot Shots, Riders in the Sky, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Rabbi Mike Stein, you get the idea...
Do you have a website?
http://www.cathymarcy.com

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Great FGM DVD-Kilby, Davis and May

Hi Flatpickers,

I recently bought a DVD produced by Flatpicking Guitar Magazine called "Live In Kansas City-Cody Kilby, Brad Davis and Tim May. I rarely say anything like this but this DVD is a must have for every flatpicker. It's just fantastic! I watched it on an airplane with headphones and this DVD was so good I forgot where I was. I actually started clapping after one of the songs! Luckily the people sitting nearby chuckled.

I'm not kidding, it's that good! Everybody needs to buy… Continue

Posted on November 15, 2008 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

Old Time Tunes

Hi Pickers,

I've added a couple of videos of Old Time Tunes that work beautifully on guitar. I'm playing a 1918 Gibson 4 string Cello Banjo here and Cathy Fink is playing a Tubaphone 5 string. The Cello Banjo is experiencing a well deserved come back in the last year. When I put this clip up on youtube I was the only person playing it as a melody instrument. The only other player I could find was a guy in France who plays his as a bass. I had approached several companies to see if they… Continue

Posted on September 27, 2008 at 9:27am

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At 1:17pm on September 13, 2008, Jim Yates said…
Well Marcy, you joined 5 hours before I did.
I'm a big fan of you and Cathy.
At 4:16pm on September 14, 2008, Chris Newman said…
Hi Marcy, Great to hear from you. I'll cheerfully admit to being your friend...hope you and Cathy are doing great! See you again soon somewhere-or-another...
At 5:06pm on September 14, 2008, Gary Foster said…
Thanks for the add!!!!
At 6:19pm on September 14, 2008, Paul (Gus) Gustafson said…
Howdy Buckaroo, ;)

Yep, Jay and Molly are great!
Jay's music and DVD has really helped my fiddling.

Glad you are enjoying your new Park guitar.

Gus
At 6:29pm on September 14, 2008, dan huckabee said…
Hi Marcy. great surprise to hear from you. I've been a fan of yours for years. Dan
At 3:09am on September 15, 2008, Sophia Johnson said…
Hey Marcy, thanks so much for the friend request - what an honour, I read your feature in the 'women's' edition of FGM, it made me laugh - my favourite comment from an audience member so far has been: "Was that really you playing the guitar?..... you don't look capable of it" Ha ha - I like the idea that i might get on stage and just mime!! Anyways, I hope that I get to pick with you some day, warmest wishes from the UK, from Sophia xx
At 5:54am on September 15, 2008, Graham Cooper said…
Hi Marcy,
Good to know that we are friends. I still listen to your Django introduction class with great glee.

Cheers from Portugal
At 7:59am on September 15, 2008, James Alan Shelton said…
Hi Marcy, Thank you very much for your nice comments about my playing. You are a fine musician yourself!! I hope to meet you in person someday...

James
At 8:23am on September 15, 2008, Paige Anderson said…
Hey Marcy!

How have you been?

Glad to see you on the network!

Do you think that you're going to make it out to IBMA this year? If so, I would love to pick a few tunes with you!

Hope all is well.

~Paige
At 8:58am on September 15, 2008, Marcy Marxer "Iona Martin" said…
Hi Paige,
I hope all is well with you and your family!
I wish we were going to IBMA this year! It's great that you'll be going. What are you playing these days? Any favorite tunes?
It would be great to see your family doing some gigs in the Washington DC area. You could do some great sight seeing, too. Have your parents email me off list if that's ever something they would like to pursue.
Things have been very good here. Have you heard about the cello banjo? There are some videos on youtube if you're interested. There is an amazing movement happening out there in traditional music land. To make a long story short, I got a Gibson cello banjo from 1915 (and it's wonderful). I put some cuts up on the internet and the thing really took off. There's a company making them now, I'm doing lots of interviews all over the world and people are starting to play them. It's really fun and the best part is that these instruments were almost lost. They're out in the world being played for the first time in almost 100 years!

Hope to See You Soon!

Marcy

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