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Denny Baer
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  • De Pere, WI
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Denny Baer's Discussions

To buy or not to buy a second guitar.
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My brief background: Owned an inexpensive guitar for 35 years "played" it now and then over the years. Last August bought a new Fender acoustic, took some lessons, am teaching myself now and making…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Denny Baer Apr 9, 2010.

What does it really mean to "Jam" with other musicians?
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Ok, as a spectator I know a jam is when experienced musicians, who normally do not play together, get together and play. My question is from being a beginner, if I were to sit down with other…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by FloridaGull Jul 29, 2011.

Guitar K(c)amps
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Has anyone here ever attended this guitar camp? any other camp? If so, how was your experience?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael & Kody Jan 27, 2011.

Music Software
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As a beginner, I think it would be great to load a MP3 into a program then be able to play it hearing only the guitar. This would help learning strum patterns or lead. Then reverse it, blocking only…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ed Phillips Oct 5, 2009.


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Latest Activity

Denny Baer replied to Craig B's discussion Where does your Seagull nest while you are changing strings? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I set my closed case on my bed. Then use the Planet Waves Headstand mentioned by Mr. Bain with a non-slip mat under the body. Being on the bed allows me to sit while changing strings."
Nov 29
Denny Baer replied to David Mitchell's discussion Anyone tried these lessons? in the group Acoustic Newb
"Justin and Marty Schwartz are the only two on-line instructors I go to. Justin's website has many helpful tools. I bought his beginner's songbook. Very easy to follow and use. He does a great job of explaining a song."
Nov 19
Mike Howell replied to Denny Baer's discussion Guitar Maintenance in the group Tips and tricks on Acoustic guitar
"If it ain't broke don't fix it "
Jul 7
Denny Baer commented on Derrick Miller's group Acoustic Newb
"Even though I sit down to play guitar, acoustic or electric, I still wear a strap. Most times after several minutes, sometimes longer, the middle, ring and little fingers on my left hand (fretting hand) starts to tingle and go numb. My strap is…"
May 18
Denny Baer replied to Steven Donovan's discussion Tutorial Critique in the group Acoustic Newb
"In addition to Mark's suggestion of Marty Schwartz I also go to Like Marty, Justin has song videos on YouTube but he also has a website with a complete course."
Feb 14
Denny Baer commented on Derrick Miller's group Acoustic Newb
"Congratulations Mark! I've been learning for a couple years now and after a few beers I might muster up the nerve to play at a campfire now and then. Think about getting up at an open mic but just can't seem to find the nerve. Good for…"
Feb 7
Denny Baer replied to Jud Hair's discussion Post Photos of Your Guitar Room (or area, or whatever) ... Here's my new space in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Sadly enough my "guitar space(s)" are split sharing with our office space (electric guitar) and my bedroom (acoustic guitar). Nice job by the by Jud. I'm doubly jealous, for the space and the number of guitars."
Feb 4
Denny Baer replied to David Burch's discussion Bob Dylan, car salesman in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"As Ted hinted, this thread reminds me of the reaction Dylan received at the (Newport?) folk festival when he came out on stage with an electric guitar. He lost many fans that day. What I find strange is Dylan's fame was built on speaking out…"
Feb 3
Denny Baer commented on Derrick Miller's group Acoustic Newb
"A twist on Elton John's Rocket Man:"
Jan 28
Denny Baer commented on Scott Nygaard's group Flatpickers
"In case nobody has seen this twist on Elton John's Rocket Man:"
Jan 28
Denny Baer replied to Alan Edmunds's discussion TRIC Case and Humidity Tricks! in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I use this idea in my case, not a TRIC, but I would think should work:"
Jan 22
Denny Baer commented on David Reinstein's group Survivors of the 60's
"Terry, nice pictures. The black & whites are always fun to look at."
Jan 8
Denny Baer commented on Terry Angelli's photo

Sears Silvertone Guitar and case w/built in amp

"A friend in school had one of these, his first electric guitar. A local music store in Green Bay as one on display, a black one."
Jan 8
Denny Baer commented on David Reinstein's group Survivors of the 60's
"Brings back very fond memories reading all your stories and seeing your pictures. Hope you don't mind me chiming in with a few pics of my own.  Meet The Invaders from Wisconsin. They were together only about three years. I was the…"
Jan 8
Denny Baer joined Travis Steele Nevels's group

Alternate Tunings

Discussions regarding the use of alternate tunings, and how alternate tunings can enhance the musicality of guitar music.
Nov 30, 2013
Denny Baer replied to Robert Stermer's discussion Fat Finger Blues in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Another thing to try is not pressing down so hard just enough to get a clean tone. Your finger tips won't flatten out quite so much. I to have short not-so-slender fingers."
Nov 24, 2013

Profile Information

Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Amateur or recreational musician, Guitar student
How many years have you been playing guitar?
2-5 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Fender CD140SCE
What is your website address?
What type of music do you like to play?
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At 8:33am on September 17, 2011, Walt Pilcher said…
My guess is shipping the S6 would be $35-$55, but I'm not sure.  I think the music store is willing to ship it, and I presume they know how to do it safely.  Go ahead and give them a call.   
At 6:31am on November 10, 2009, Walt Pilcher said…
Ooops, sorry I misspelled your name!
At 6:31am on November 10, 2009, Walt Pilcher said…
Welcome to the Acoustic Newb group. I see you've already posted a discussion. I hope you find it very helpful!
At 5:36pm on September 15, 2009, Jeff Lustick said…

Welcome to the community. I look forward to hearing some of your music. Great group of musical influences!!!!!


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