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JIM ETHERIDGE
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JIM ETHERIDGE replied to M. Schaefer's discussion Picks, fingers, or nails? in the group Fingerstyle players
"I have always trimmed and filed the nails on my left hand very short, so that there is no problem from the nail hitting the strings. I then trim the nails on the right hand to a medium length, leaving a longer, shaped nail on the forefinger and…"
Nov 1, 2009
JIM ETHERIDGE replied to Kevin Richard Nightingale's discussion older players who are having problems with repetetive strain injury or arthritis etc in the group Fingerstyle players
"Kevin, I understand the pain in your left hand. I am a lot older than you and am beginning to have stiffness in my left hand fingers. I was playing in a contest a month or so ago and right at the end of the tune the middle finger of my left…"
Sep 9, 2009
JIM ETHERIDGE replied to Ken Gaugler's discussion How long are your acrylic nails? in the group Fingerstyle players
"I know that a lot of classical players use acrylic fingernails on their "gut" stringed classical guitars, but in 60 years I have never been able to do that on a steel stringed guitar. I usually let the forefinger nail grow out a little…"
Sep 9, 2009
JIM ETHERIDGE commented on Dan Gabel, Editor & Group Publisher's group Fingerstyle players
"I fell in love with fingerstyle over 50 years ago. I was in the Navy in San Francisco, learned that Merle Trafis and Joe Maphis were doing Martha White Commercials at a small town about 30 miles away. I drove up to the station, and was hooked for…"
Sep 5, 2009
JIM ETHERIDGE replied to Bill Tremor's discussion Favorite Strings in the group Fingerstyle players
"I HAVE TRIED NEARLY EVERY STRING MADE AND HAVE SETTLED ON D'ADDARIO FLATTOPS IN A MEDIUM. THEY HOLD THEIR TONE WELL AND THE LONGER YOU PLAY THEM THE "SLICKER" THEY FEEL, KIND OF LIKE AN ELECTRIC GUITAR STRING. GREAT SOUND ON MY…"
Sep 5, 2009
JIM ETHERIDGE left a comment for Muriel Anderson
"MURIEL, I KNOW YOU ARE A BUSY LADY, BUT I DECIDED TO SEND YOU A NOTE. I AM A FAN OF YOURS. I MET YOU AT A MEETING OF THE GA. FINGRSTYLE ASSOCIATION IN MARIETTA WHEN YOU DID YOUR WONDERFUL PLAYING THERE. ALL OF US LOVED YOUR PLAYING AND YOU. I AM A…"
Sep 5, 2009
JIM ETHERIDGE joined Dan Gabel, Editor & Group Publisher's group
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Fingerstyle players

This is a group for fingerstyle players of all types, from Hedges disciples to Chet channelers.
Sep 5, 2009
JIM ETHERIDGE updated their profile
Sep 5, 2009
JIM ETHERIDGE replied to Greg Batte's discussion Best guitar
"Buy a Taylor by all means! They are reasonably priced, beautifully made and have a wonderful tone. They are guaranteed for life to the original owner, and if any repairs are necessary Taylor will repair them free of charge in a reasonable time…"
Sep 4, 2009
JIM ETHERIDGE is now a member of Acoustic Guitar Community
Sep 4, 2009

Profile Information

Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Gigging or professional musician, Music teacher
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, Electric guitar, Mandolin, Banjo
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Martin, Gallagher and Taylor guitars, Price mandolin, mics,
amps, Vega banjo
What type of music do you like to play?
Fingerstyle old time, country, Chet & Merle style
Do you subscribe to or regularly read Acoustic Guitar?
I don't regularly read Acoustic Guitar

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At 9:31pm on September 4, 2009, Nina said…
Welcome my friend and I hope you enjoy this as much as I have!!
 
 
 

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