Acoustic Guitar Community

Welcome to the Acoustic Guitar Community.

David Shade
  • Male
  • Jonesboro, AR
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share Twitter

David Shade's Friends

  • Brian Egert
  • Clive Davies
  • Marty R. Hopkins
  • Bri Trudeau
  • Norman LeDonne
  • Steve Davison
  • Robert Hanson
  • Jim Caudill
  • Tony Hogan
  • Kirk Mathew Gatzka
  • Sylvain
  • Willa
  • Glenn Hudspeth
  • Ted Hechtman
  • Thomas Rungstrøm

David Shade's Groups

David Shade's Discussions

Performance Anxiety
100 Replies

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dane Whitley Aug 21, 2012.

 

Welcome, David Shade!

Profile Information

Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Amateur or recreational musician
How many years have you been playing guitar?
More than 30 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Nylon-string guitar, Electric guitar
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Taylor GC5, Taylor 514ce, Gibson Les Paul Studio, Fender Strat, Ruben Flores classical
What type of music do you like to play?
fingerstyle, rock, blues
Do you subscribe to or regularly read Acoustic Guitar?
I subscribe

David Shade's Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Latest Activity

Gary McNaughton joined David Shade's group
Thumbnail

Resonator Players

A place for discussion and questions for all things resonator - square neck, round neck, blues, bluegrass, gear, etc.
Oct 25
Jim Yates commented on David Shade's group Resonator Players
"I'm a relative amateur at reso guitars.  I recall in the sixties there was a "We Buy Sell Anything" joint in Dundas, Ontario where they had a lot of old musical instruments.  I got my first mandolin, a 1918 Martin…"
Oct 22
Jim Yates commented on David Shade's group Resonator Players
"This cool little machine was in the window of a Port Hope Ontario antique store.  Unfortunately, it was not for sale, just to set the mood for the jazz festival.  It's a Blue Bird."
Sep 8
Michael McGrath replied to David Shade's discussion Resonator Tunings in the group Resonator Players
"I know I'm late to the party here but ... I have the aforementioned 1975 publication, "Traditional, Country and Electric Slide Guitar" by Arlen Roth.  But I don't have the CD; I have the original vinyl page with a…"
Aug 13
Profile IconRichard James Yiend and Michael Robertson joined David Shade's group
Thumbnail

Resonator Players

A place for discussion and questions for all things resonator - square neck, round neck, blues, bluegrass, gear, etc.
Jul 12
Mike Howell joined David Shade's group
Thumbnail

Oldies, But Goodies

This is a place for those of us who have been playing for 30 plus years to discuss our unique perspectives, experiences and concerns.
Jul 7
joey pinter joined David Shade's group
Thumbnail

Resonator Players

A place for discussion and questions for all things resonator - square neck, round neck, blues, bluegrass, gear, etc.
Mar 30
Jacob Ullberger joined David Shade's group
Thumbnail

Resonator Players

A place for discussion and questions for all things resonator - square neck, round neck, blues, bluegrass, gear, etc.
Feb 19
David Shade replied to David Shade's discussion Modifying A Seymour Duncan Woody for a Parlor Guitar in the group Small Body Guitars
"It's fine.  Sounds good.  Don't love a cord hanging out of the sound hole, but there are no mods to the guitar that way.  I have since installed a K&K pure mini system because I found one cheap on eBay.  "
Feb 3
Marty replied to David Shade's discussion Modifying A Seymour Duncan Woody for a Parlor Guitar in the group Small Body Guitars
"Very cool, how do you like the pick up?"
Feb 2
Jim Yates joined David Shade's group
Thumbnail

Resonator Players

A place for discussion and questions for all things resonator - square neck, round neck, blues, bluegrass, gear, etc.
Jan 16
Eddie Charles joined David Shade's group
Thumbnail

Resonator Players

A place for discussion and questions for all things resonator - square neck, round neck, blues, bluegrass, gear, etc.
Dec 31
Joe Cooper joined David Shade's group
Thumbnail

Resonator Players

A place for discussion and questions for all things resonator - square neck, round neck, blues, bluegrass, gear, etc.
Dec 12, 2013
David Shade updated their profile
Nov 17, 2013
Edward Sparks replied to David Shade's discussion Modifying A Seymour Duncan Woody for a Parlor Guitar in the group Small Body Guitars
"Very cool, thanks for sharing!"
Nov 17, 2013
David Shade added a discussion to the group Small Body Guitars
Thumbnail

Modifying A Seymour Duncan Woody for a Parlor Guitar

Thought I would share a project I just completed.  I needed a pickup for my Simon&Patrick Woodland Pro Parlor.  I happened to have Seymour Duncan Woody I didn't use much and decided to modify it.  Seymour Duncan describes making some minor modifications to fit a smaller guitar on their website but nothing on the scale needed to make it work for a parlor.  Be aware that if you do the following, the pickup will not fit a regular size guitar any longer.  It works just fine despite the major…See More
Nov 17, 2013

David Shade's Blog

2011 National Thumbpicking Champion Crowned



I made my annual trek to the National Thumbpicking Championship on May 13 & 14, 2011 at the Ozark Folk Center’s Tribute to Merle Travis Festival in Mountain View, AR.  The approximately 2300 resident town of Mountain View sits atop an Ozark mountain and hosts musicians from all over the area who…

Continue

Posted on May 14, 2011 at 9:11pm — 2 Comments

Story To Aid Your Harmony Theory

The following is a story sent to me (and probably some of you) in the Jazz Guitar Gazette by Dirk. I thought it was pretty cool and may help some learn something about harmony. I would encourage folks to subscribe to the Jazz Guitar Gazette. It is quite useful. Enjoy (and hope Dirk doesn't mind this post).


C, E-flat and G go into a bar. The bartender…
Continue

Posted on February 11, 2010 at 5:18pm

Comment Wall (22 comments)

You need to be a member of Acoustic Guitar Community to add comments!

Join Acoustic Guitar Community

At 5:27am on December 31, 2011, Uli Heim said…

Thanks for commenting, David!

all the best for 2012

Uli

At 6:02pm on January 17, 2011, Edward Sparks said…

Hey David,

I see you have a Les Paul Studio...I have an old relic of a Les Paul...a 1976 Signature...a real "dawg" in the Les Paul world, but I like it!  Semi hollow gold top with low Z pickups and a built in phase switch...Edward

 

At 11:06pm on June 15, 2010, Tony Burt said…
Hiya David ,, thanks for the feedback,, yea somewhat hooked on the resonator at the moment,
cheers
Tony
At 7:04am on April 7, 2010, Tony Burt said…
A bolo tie, a Stetson and gold tipped cowboy boots. ,, hmmm got me thinking about the next video :--))) cheers David
At 5:01pm on February 24, 2010, Steve Davison said…
Thanks David, good to hear from you and I am glad to be a part of the community. Hope to see you again somewhere soon.
At 6:48pm on October 20, 2009, Peter Janson said…
Ditto what Ken said...
At 5:29pm on October 20, 2009, Ken Bonfield said…
Thanks for writing David. Make sure to introduce yourself. We'd love to meet you.

It'll be great to get back to That Book Store: it's been too long.

And please bring friends. It's always fun to play for folks who get it.

Til November, kb
At 4:40pm on September 10, 2009, Larry Barnes said…
David, I just noticed you are from Jonesboro AR. My children were born in either Fort Smith or Little Rock. Kate's mother, Shelley, graduated from UA-Fayettville back in May 2007. Her husband just finished up his graduate work at UA-Fay. Lived in Little Rock for 7 years and Fort Smith for 1.
At 4:29pm on September 10, 2009, Larry Barnes said…
David, thank you for your comment. You are absolutely right...little ones are powerful motivators! This was written for my baby girl's baby girl.
At 7:04am on June 10, 2009, Tony Burt said…
Cheers David,, great to meet players here ,, this is a great site eh ,, look forward to hearing more music from you
Cheers
 
 
 

Check Out the Latest in Acoustic Guitar

Free e-newsletter!

Sign up for Acoustic Guitar Weekly—the weekly e-mail newsletter that delivers coverage of players and gear, lessons and technique tips, and advice about performing and recording. Get it now!

Badge

Loading…

FOLLOW US!

Be alerted to the latest articles on AcousticGuitar.com, including lessons, CD, guitar, and gear reviews, how-to tips, and player profiles.

© 2014   Created by Acoustic Guitar.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service