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

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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.
Comment by David Casseres on July 22, 2011 at 8:53am
My mother gave the 0-18 to my older sister, don't know when, and she played it for I don't know how long.  Somehow it got its sides cracked, and the neck moved, and it went into a closet.  When my sister died it went to her daughter, my niece.  First I ever knew of it was when my niece asked for advice about selling it.  When I realized what it was, I bought it myself and got it beautifully restored by Michi Matsuda at Gryphon Strings.  It's hard to believe I own such a thing.
Comment by Willa on July 21, 2011 at 10:17pm
David (Casseres) I watched your video and really enjoyed it. I also very much enjoyed checking out that 1927 Martin 0-18. Where'd you get that little beauty? I have a 1999 D-42 ... not quite the same, haw. :)
 

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