Friday, 17 July 2015

Flat Picking and Bluegrass Guitar: A Student's Perspective

I have been an ArtistWorks student for over a year now, learning guitar with Bryan Sutton.  I still find it somewhat incredible to be able to say, “Bryan Sutton is my bluegrass flat pick teacher.” 

Bryan’s accomplishments and recognition in the world of bluegrass is legendary: 8 time Guitar Player of the Year from the International Bluegrass Association plus five albums, including his latest, Into My Own which got him a Grammy nomination and universal acclaim.   Bryan has already won a Grammy Award for the song “Whiskey before Breakfast” which he played along with perhaps the greatest flat picker of all time, Doc Watson. If you want to experience flat picking at its greatest, listen to that cut on Doc Watson’s album, Best of the Sugar Hill Years:

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