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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 Grant Batson on August 17, 2009 at 3:14pm
Roy,
Years ago, I was first inspired by Hedges and Phil Keaggy and ended up buying a Keaggy video where he teaches you to play portions of his songs in alternate tunings. I loved it. Might be some added inspiration...
https://www.philkeaggy.com/store/product.php?productid=16166&cat=249&page=1
Comment by Roy Merriam on August 17, 2009 at 3:06pm
Well, I finally got brave and tuned one of my guitars in DADGAD. I kind of like the sound. Way different way to play.
Comment by Doug Adamz on August 14, 2009 at 11:08am
I will be there Stevie. I'll be joining Doug Young; playing fiddle on one of his tunes. (He's also on the bill.) The Grateful Dougs.
Comment by Stevie Coyle on August 14, 2009 at 10:03am
I heard that was a fabulous show, Doug. Mega-congrats. Vicki and I will be sharing a stage with Don Alder at The Russian River Brewing Co after the fest on Saturday night. Swang on by if you can. I think I owe you a beer or eight.
Comment by Doug Adamz on August 14, 2009 at 9:50am
I'm going to chime in with a big ol brag: Wednesday night I did a show with Vicki Genfan. (What an incredible artist!) Also, David Siegler and Cullen Gray. Everybody shined! It was took place at the Sleeping Lady in Fairfax, California.
Comment by John Heron on August 13, 2009 at 10:41pm
These days I have to go to a guitar show to see Stevie in person. I hope that means that things are going gangbusters in the world of fingerstyle wizardry--for all our sakes.
Comment by Marc Stock on August 13, 2009 at 10:03pm
@Stevie

I would love to go but the economy makes it impossible for me...
Comment by Stevie Coyle on August 13, 2009 at 8:23pm
I imagine that at least a few of us will be attending the Healdsburg Guitar Festival this weekend. Please keep an eye out for me -- if you'll pardon the imagery -- and say hello any old time. I will be demoing guitars for a couple of builders, as well as leading a workshop on developing performing skills. Come shake -and-howdy.
Comment by Sadness The Leprechaun on August 13, 2009 at 7:05pm
Hi all! I'm happy that there is a place where I can get tips and converse with fellow finger style players. My style is a mixture of Fleetwood Mack/ "Dust In The Wind", but I've been slowly learning a little "progressive" styling from watching Andy McKee and Erik Mongrain videos. What are some good books or artists that might help me out when I hit a dry spell in my writing?
Comment by Roy Merriam on August 13, 2009 at 3:39pm
Well, speaking of nails. I use a little nail. I like the sound I get with nail and finger tip. The combination is the best for me.
 

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