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Fingerstyle players

This is a group for fingerstyle players of all types, from Hedges disciples to Chet channelers.

Members: 974
Latest Activity: May 19

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Finger-pickin' Nylon! 25 Replies

Started by Rob Darby. Last reply by Phillip Taylor May 19.

How did you come to be a fingerstyle guitarist?? 53 Replies

Started by Jud Hair. Last reply by Luis Motta da Silva May 8.

The Impact of Tab: Good or Bad? 35 Replies

Started by John Buttrey. Last reply by Robert Williamson May 7.

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Comment by Joseph Anthony Zarola on December 24, 2011 at 12:44pm

Merry Christmas friends...Just though I would ask a quick question,  Any meet-ups in Tennessee? I am in Crossville...always looking for new friends, players, and connections. Thanks.

Comment by John H on December 24, 2011 at 12:32pm
Arlie Box. iPhone has a metronome app that I use. It's free. Should try it before you spend. I also use the metronome on Garage Band program. For what it's worth.
Comment by Jeff Schoettker on December 24, 2011 at 11:01am

Hi Everyone. Happy Hoildays. I just found this link to some fine Chet Atkins links that are way over my head. Ha Ha. Enjoy. If you know of any other Fingerstyle tab sites, please let me know what they are. Thanks!

 

http://tommyemmanuel.wordpress.com/chet-atkins/

Comment by GNuck on December 22, 2011 at 9:47pm

Yeah mine get tongue tied "a lot" too, and so do my left fingers too.

:-)

Comment by GNuck on December 22, 2011 at 9:40pm

Arlie, great PDF by the way!

A bunch of exercises plus you have to make yourself read the actual sheet notes which helps learn the notes on the fretboard if one works through it slowly at first.

:-)

PS: Pular, Indice, Medio, Anular = Spanish

:-)

Comment by GNuck on December 22, 2011 at 9:30pm

Yep Arlie you're right:

P = Pulgar = Thumb

I = Indice = Index finger

M = Medio = Middle finger

A = Anular = ring finger


:-)

Gary

Comment by FloridaGull on October 16, 2011 at 6:48am
Anyone here have any experience with, or ever heard of, Trinity College guitars - TG10, TG20, etc.? Just read about them last night on Internet - supposed to be designed for fingerstyle - 12 fretters...
Comment by David Casseres on August 22, 2011 at 9:41pm
Thank you, Gary, for your kind words.
Comment by GNuck on August 22, 2011 at 9:10pm

David C,

 

Enjoyed your video of your Martin 0-18. Good job on the song and picking, that beauty has some great tone!

 

Well done.

 

Gary

Comment by Reg Hayes on August 22, 2011 at 6:03pm
Flashback to all the conversations on "Nail Care".  I was reading the September Issue of "Acoustic" magazine and saw a small news blurb there touting tutorial videos for nail care by Amazing Nails.  They suggest checking out fingernail video clips on YouTube from amazingnails4guitarists.com.
 

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