One does not learn everything from any one style/species. Every style has its particular technique, and therefor, one must know exactly why he chooses some particular style rather than another as a basis for instruction.
— Johann Joseph Fux


Reso Hangout
Flatpicking Guitar Magazine
Peghead Nation


Rob Ickes
Lessons with Troy
Ivan Rosenberg
Mike Witcher
Jimmy Heffernan
Andy Hall
Abbie Gardner
Mike Aldridge
Jerry Douglas
Josh Graves
Stacy Phillips
David Hamburger
Cindy Cashdollar
Greg Booth
Dr. Matt Puzan (Boise/Meridian)
John Ely
Hawiian Steel Guitar Association
Roger McGuinn’s Folk Den


Bolin Gutairs
Beard Guitars
Byrl Guitars


Pat Pattison
Justin Guitar
Songwriters on Songwriting
Theory of Harmony by Arnold Schoenberg
Verse — An Introduction to Prosody by Wily Blackwell
Behind Bars – Music Notation by Elaine Gould
The Nashville Number System
NSAI – Nashville Songwriters Association International
The Psychology of Music, Third Edition by Diana Deutseh

“you can’t get somewhere without making the journey”
~Madeline Bruser

Preforming Rights Organizations (PROs)

Sound Exchange


London College of Music’s Guitar Institute
Boise State University
Berklee Colledge of Music

Additional Resources

American Federation of Musicians
Nashville  (615) 462-2161
Los Angeles  (232) 462-4802
New York  (212) 245-4802
Las Vegas  (702) 647-3690

Musician Medicine

Texas Center for Performing Arts Health

Other Stuff

Instrument Insurance
Musicians Health
Bullet Proof Musician
Taxi The World’s Leading AR Company

“Play the melody on the first part of your solo and then I don’t give a damn
if you cut it to pieces.”
~ Earl Scruggs to Buck Graves