Renowned multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter. Folk, Blues, Bluegrass, Rock, Jazz - he covers it all.
1980 Winfield National Guitar Fingerpicking Champion.
Perhaps the finest dobro player in contemporary acoustic music.
Three time Winfield National Flatpick Champ, and Gold Award winner from Acoustic Guitar Magazine for "Best Workshops, Seminars and Camps."
A great session player on dobro, pedal steel, guitar, and banjo, as well as being a good friend.
Roberto Dalla Vecchia
This top Italian guitarist is the winner of Acoustic Guitar Magazine's 2003 Homegrown CD Award.
One of the great names on the international guitar roster, and widely regarded as the "Italian Poet of the Acoustic Guitar".
Joy Kills Sorrow
A great band of extremely talented players featuring National Flatpick Champ Matt Arcara.
Another Winfield National Flatpick Champ. He also holds titles in Ohio, Kentucky, Georgia, West Virginia, and other contests too numerous to mention.
Instuments & Accessories
Makers of fine guitars in the vintage tradition. Located in Casco, ME.
Committed to building the finest acoustic steel string instruments possible. Located in Austin, TX.
Making guitars that deliver a new, recognizable and high quality, unique sound. Located in Bergeyk, the Netherlands.
The G7th Performance Capo is a completely new approach to capo design. Located in Leicester, UK.
Online shopping for banjos, mandolins, guitars, and accessories. Marv's offers substantial discounts on strings, songbooks, and other music supplies.
Flatpicking Guitar Magazine
Flatpicking Guitar Magazine is a bimonthly periodical, with companion audio CD, dedicated to presenting all aspects of the art of flatpicking the acoustic guitar.
Flatpicking Guitar Magazine's new digital download site where customers can sign up for a digital subscription to both the magazine and the audio CD, and they can also download all back issues and back issue audio CDs. This option saves customers money, they get the magazine early, and it helps to save the environment by helping to greatly reduce our "carbon footprint"! The back issue featuring Mark can be downloaded here.
Danny’s Guitar Shop
A music show all about guitars and gear. The show’s creator, writer, co-producer and host is Dan Gold, musician and music industry veteran. The show was first heard on WXPN 88.5 FM, and has transitioned to television on WHYY and online at dannysguitarshop.tv .
The Bluegrass Guitar Home Page
A convenient source of information about the acoustic flat-top guitar and it's use in Bluegrass music. Their goal is to help promote traditional guitar and assist players and fans alike.
FLATPICK-L is an Internet mailing list for the discussion of the style of acoustic guitar playing known as "flatpicking." This term is taken to include bluegrass, old-time, fiddle tunes, acoustic swing and jazz, "new acoustic music," newgrass, flatpicked Celtic styles, etc.
John Cutliffe's web site celebrating the world of Americana, Bluegrass, Celtic and Irish music.