"Nicely explained. One extra detail I would add - if you should come across a C with a vertical line through it, then it means a partial barre. It is left to the player to figure out how many of the strings need to be 'barred'."
"Mike, I have had classicals with various undersaddle piezo pickups and currently have a K&K pure pickup in one of my classicals. I find that none of them sound natural as-is. They sound pretty good if I plug them through my tech21 para driver DI…"
"IMO, the most innovative and advanced bracing patterns in acoustic guitar design within the last 20 years have been by Greg Smallman and by Michael Kasha. Both of them developed and demonstrated their concepts on Nylon-stringed guitars (not steel).…"
"Mike, I agree with others here Leyenda in its entirety is a bit advanced. But you could just play some of its simpler and recognizable parts if your intent is not formal performance. The first part where pedal tone (i.e. the repeating note) is just…"
"Hi Jasper, I have seen Jimmy Rosenberg perform (on a DVD with Frank Vignola) and have to agree that he is simply outstanding. Jimmy does use a lot of sweep picking. To my understanding, this type of picking is not unique to gypsy-jazz. There are…"