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A classical / fingerstyle orchestrated composition

Hi guys, I'm currently in the process of putting the finishing touches to my first classical and fingerstyle guitar album. I've written the…

Started by Mark Hussey

3 Apr 1
Reply by Charlie

Thumb Picks?

I recently tried a standard Dunlap heavy thumb pick. I love the clarity it brings to the low notes, but it calls for a little modification…

Started by Rob Darby

13 Jan 1
Reply by Robert Williamson

Finger-pickin' Nylon!

Hey all!  Just curious: How many of you non-classical musicians ever do your fingerstyle playing on a nylon string guitar? If so, what do y…

Started by Rob Darby

24 Mar 28, 2015
Reply by Steve Widmeyer

Frail nails

Hi I am a fingerstyle player for 50 yrs. I don't use thumb or fingerpicks, play with my bare hands and nails (steel strung guitar). The pro…

Started by Harry Lindahl

17 Feb 28, 2015
Reply by Randy Lee Hano

Neck Width and Fingersyle

I recently shocked myself by falling in love with, a Fender Grand Acoustic (GC140SCE). That I liked the sound of a guitar with a solid spru…

Started by Rob Darby

23 Mar 12, 2014
Reply by Rob Darby


I have been a user of Dunlop and Kyser capos for many decades. They have served me well, but i find certain finger style compositions and a…

Started by Robert Williamson

13 Feb 2, 2014
Reply by Robert Williamson

How did you come to be a fingerstyle guitarist??

I've played guitar for 40+ years, but I'm a complete newbie to fingerstyle and this is my recent experience.  After many, many years as jus…

Started by Jud Hair

50 Jan 30, 2014
Reply by Ken Bonfield

New Acoustic Guitar Website

We'd like to invite all members of the Acoustic Guitar Community to come check out the brand-new website at This is a c…

Started by Acoustic Guitar

5 Jan 11, 2014
Reply by Gary Welch

Practice Time

I clicked on the Elixer ad with Phil Keaggy. Phil's my favorite guitarist, so I was glad to see it was an interview/add. In the interview,…

Started by Rob Darby

9 Jan 6, 2014
Reply by Michael Henry

Finger pickin' on Pandora

It took a long time and many hoops to jump through but I finally have the songs of my first album on Pandora. I would really appreciate it…

Started by Lon Milo DuQuette

6 Sep 14, 2013
Reply by Lon Milo DuQuette


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