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Stuart Mossman and Mossman Guitars.

Sadly, I've never got to put my hands on one of these - I'd really like to give one a whirl for just a few minutes one day just to see, and say I did, of course.http://wesmantoddshaw.hubpages.com/hub/SL-Mossman-GuitarsI know Mark O'Connor plays one, and Dan Crary, of course.See More
Apr 15, 2012
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Wesman Todd Shaw posted a blog post

The Music Of David Grisman

Now everyone probably knows exactly who David Grisman is, he's only one of the finest mandolin players that acoustic jazz, bluegrass, etc - has ever known.  In my mind David Grisman is right on par with someone like Ricky Skaggs, he's just more of a jazz and hippie sort than he is a traditionalist.  I love them both, and besides their mandolin playing, both of those guys always have a band with one heck of a guitarist.In the case of David Grisman - he brought Tony Rice into expanding his style…See More
Feb 21, 2012
Wesman Todd Shaw commented on Wesman Todd Shaw's blog post Russ Barenberg
"LOL! I had "http://" in there twice - that won't get it any day!"
Jan 21, 2012
Wesman Todd Shaw commented on Wesman Todd Shaw's blog post Russ Barenberg
"It looks like my link didn't work for whatever reason....bummer. http://wesmantoddshaw.hubpages.com/hub/Russ-Barenbergs-Melodic-Flatpicking-Guitar"
Jan 21, 2012
Wesman Todd Shaw commented on Wesman Todd Shaw's blog post Russ Barenberg
"Hey thanks Ryk!!!  I'd love to get to go see and do some of those things at some point.  Most of these great flatpick guitarist sure seem approachable and friendly whenever one does get a chance to interact with them."
Jan 21, 2012
Ryk Loske commented on Wesman Todd Shaw's blog post Russ Barenberg
"My bad ... make that instruction material. Ryk"
Jan 20, 2012
Ryk Loske commented on Wesman Todd Shaw's blog post Russ Barenberg
"A Big make that HUGE Amen from this member of the choir.  I've loved his music and appreciated his interaction material from way back when.  But this past summer at Ashokan's Guitar Camp, Russ was one of the teachers .... you…"
Jan 20, 2012
Wesman Todd Shaw posted a blog post

Russ Barenberg

Another extremely fine and well known flatpicker that has been on the cover of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine in the past is Russ Barenberg.  I've personally been affected by that fella's fine and tasteful music in the past, as the single largest audience I ever played in front of ...was treated to Barenberg's "Keep It Up/Prince Charlie" from my own fingers.So Russ is important to me, and I took the time to create a bit of a tribute to him, and I hope that maybe some of you will enjoy it too.…See More
Jan 20, 2012
Wesman Todd Shaw replied to Todd McFarland's discussion What brand do you play?
"And there's not much to be improved upon with that, Sir!"
Dec 16, 2011
Wesman Todd Shaw replied to Todd McFarland's discussion What brand do you play?
"Recently I inherited a beautiful instrument that ....I'd forgot was even in the family.  It's a very nice Japanese made Fender d 28 copy with Indian and Sitka...all solid wood. I'm breaking it in a bit, and considering having a…"
Dec 16, 2011
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My Tribute to David Bromberg.

David BrombergDavid Bromberg is a guy that we all here on this site should all know well, and he's quite a guitarist.  David also happens to be the world's single greatest authority of American Made Violins.  I thoroughly enjoyed the issue of Flatpicking Guitar dedicated to him, and if you did as well, then I think that you might also enjoy my web page dedicated to David…See More
Dec 16, 2011
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"Great vid!  It's a timeless tune, of course.  That arrangement accents all sorts of notes differently than the Kaufman esque one that I usually play around with.  I like it!"
Nov 18, 2011

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Norman Blake
Doc Watson
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of course Tony and Clarence!
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Huckleberry Hornpipe!
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my Santa Cruz D131R
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The above isn't spam, it's a hub I wrote since I'm an obsessive blogger; and I'm starting to delve into writing about flatpicking, guitars, and music.

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Stuart Mossman and Mossman Guitars.

Sadly, I've never got to put my hands on one of these - I'd really like to give one a whirl for just a few minutes one day just to see, and say I did, of course.

http://wesmantoddshaw.hubpages.com/hub/SL-Mossman-Guitars

I know Mark O'Connor plays one, and Dan Crary, of course.

Posted on April 15, 2012 at 10:47am

The Music Of David Grisman

Now everyone probably knows exactly who David Grisman is, he's only one of the finest mandolin players that acoustic jazz, bluegrass, etc - has ever known.  In my mind David Grisman is right on par with someone like Ricky Skaggs, he's just more of a jazz and hippie sort than he is a traditionalist.  I love them both, and besides their mandolin playing, both of those guys always have a band with one heck of a guitarist.

In the case of David Grisman - he brought…

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Posted on February 21, 2012 at 12:00pm

Russ Barenberg

Another extremely fine and well known flatpicker that has been on the cover of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine in the past is Russ Barenberg.  I've personally been affected by that fella's fine and tasteful music in the past, as the single largest audience I ever played in front of ...was treated to Barenberg's "Keep It Up/Prince Charlie" from my own fingers.

So Russ is important to me, and I took the time to create a bit of a tribute to…

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Posted on January 20, 2012 at 1:00pm — 5 Comments

My Tribute to David Bromberg.

David Bromberg

David Bromberg is a guy that we all here on this site should all know well, and he's quite a guitarist.  David also happens to be the world's single greatest authority of American Made Violins.  I thoroughly enjoyed the issue of Flatpicking Guitar dedicated to him, and if you did as well, then I think that you might also…

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Posted on December 16, 2011 at 12:12pm

Ricky Skaggs, Guitars, Mandolins, Country and Bluegrass.

http://wesmantoddshaw.hubpages.com/hub/Ricky-Skaggs-Country-Bluegrass-Mandolins-and-Guitars

 

 

 

 

 

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…

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Posted on November 18, 2011 at 11:32am

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At 1:52pm on March 11, 2009, Karl Hepler said…
Hi! I'm not sure if I know you, but you're a flatpicker and that's good people in my book!

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