Derek Rose
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Anyone else into Billy Strings? Superb acoustic guitar

Started this discussion. Last reply by Derek Rose Jun 8, 2019. 2 Replies

I came across this great picker/singer a couple of weeks ago and man, what guitar skills. New generation bluegrass. Does the old school justice too.Here is a great example in concert …Continue

 

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"Hi Taffy, I like your thinking! That makes good sense as the boxes are typically reclaimed like you said. It does take a lot of time to make a six string neck and I don't seem to have the patience for that anymore LOL :)  Now that I think…"
Apr 24
Taffy Evans commented on Derek Rose's video
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"Hi Derek, I have built many six-string box guitars, and I prefer to play them over a 3 or 4 string. Even though my best-sounding and looking box guitar is built using quality tonewoods, I still used a reclaimed six-string neck. Modified of…"
Apr 23
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"Thank you very much, Alan. I will never catch up to you or Taffy in quantity or craftsmanship!"
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"Thank you for the kind comments Doug!"
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Derek Rose commented on Derek Rose's video
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"Thank you, Kale. My friend at the music store is happy with it. I have made nearly as many 6 strings as 3's and 4's, since it seems most people around here in Ohio, including my friends, mostly seem to prefer 6's. Have had more than a…"
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"Thank you, John, much appreciated."
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Derek Rose commented on Derek Rose's video
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"Thank you, Andries! I cheated on this one, it's a lightly used neck from a "Lyon by Washburn" strat. A friend gave me a few used necks. The hard tail bridge made it easy to intonate, felt like I cheated there too. It's a Snake…"
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"Thank you, Taffy. I always feel guilty using a factory neck since most of the 6 strings I have made the necks. My friend who manages one of the local music stores has been kind enough to give me a few salvaged necks and he sells my 6'ers faster…"
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Doug Thorsvik commented on Derek Rose's video
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"Fine looking build and superb playing to accompany it! Thanks for sharing Derek."
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"Sounds beautiful to me.  Looks the same."
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"a bit like a Bigsby fender head ! looks stunning ! sounds fine to ! clean and fine intonation ! nice box aswell ! is the neck recycled or Hand made?"
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"Hey Dereck, that's a pretty fancy looking guitar, sounds good too. Ya gotta be happy with that. Taff"
Apr 21

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At 9:31am on February 5, 2022, A.D.EKER said…

Congrats on your retirement Derek ! may you and the Misses enjoy it to the fullest and may your day's be long and plenty!, see that you get all your pensioens payments in order ,create a callamety reserve and live life to the max ! Glory Day's are a comming ! Friend  ! No ! Black Hole, thats is something from a vinyl  record !  two day's and how does it agree whit you?Kind Greeetszz A.D.

At 1:38am on February 1, 2022, A.D.EKER said…

Hi there Derek long time no hear from the Baladier ! thanks alot Derek verry kind comments ,to bad its so but when we know about it we can do something about it ! how are You did you stop the adventura and back in the dayJob ! hope you and the missis are allright ! Thanks again love to hear ! Greeeeettsszz A.D.

At 10:30pm on March 9, 2021, Doug Thorsvik said…

I’m not sure why that didn’t happen until today! It’s not like we haven’t been communicating. Uncle John and Kale have already gotten back to me on the 1st CallyFest Zoom Jam idea. I want to hear your thoughts before I move forward.

At 3:32pm on March 9, 2021, Doug Thorsvik said…

Derek, For some strange reason you are not on my friends list. I sent this same message to Uncle John and Kale.

Uncle John, Kale, and Derek

I would like to see if you are interested in cohosting with me the 1st CallyFest Zoom Jam for Cigar Box Nation Enthusiasts: An event on the long bare CBN calendar that people could actually show up to and participate in!!!

The three of you each have a solid following on CBN, sing well, and play consistent rhythm: perfect for leading others in a jam! It would give us the opportunity to hang out together with other CBN enthusiasts and connect at a whole new level.

We could use songs from the Slingers 250+ song, GDG, 1-finger songbook. Each of us choose 3 or 4 songs (Sweet Sixteen?) to lead. The Slingers normally do 15-16 songs in 60-75 minutes. I can create a downloadable play along songbook in the order we do the songs just like I do for the Slingers every week. I also have some ideas for some interaction with the participants. I would record the session and could break out the songs to post to CBN and/or the entire jam (I’m sure Kale could do a more creative job post processing the Zoom recording if he wants to).

If you are game for the challenge, please let me know soon.  We need to pick a date and time for the jam and choose the songs. We can also do a brief prejam Zoom, meeting to make sure we have everything figured out on our end.

What do you say guys? 

Doug

At 12:53am on April 20, 2020, Rodrigo Ventura said…

Hi Derek, thanks for the comment ! 

At 9:17am on January 13, 2020, A.D.EKER said…

Hi there Derek ! And thanks for the kind comments on the play ! appriciated !

At 9:53pm on July 12, 2019, Patsy Monteleone said…

Cheers, Derek! Nice to see you here. I always enjoy your CB-related posts and amazing playing and building skills. See you around one of these days.

At 9:43am on June 16, 2019, A.D.EKER said…

Yep Burning Hot scorchers ,and now dripping & drizzling but that probebly wha the call it the LOW Lands ! thanks for the like there Derek !  appriciated!

At 12:40pm on June 12, 2019, A.D.EKER said…

Thanks Derek ! for the likes on the Posters !  appriciated ! 

At 3:05pm on March 31, 2019, A.D.EKER said…

Thanks Derek for the kind comments on the Video ! working on the vocals lately new stuff works well ! still needs new skills! Haha never stop learning! Greeeeetssszzz A.D.

 
 
 

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