Learn to play this expressive and understated flatpicking guitar rendition of the classic tune “Cumberland Gap,” from Courtney Hartman’s 2016 Nothing We Say.
Alan Barnosky is a guitarist and songwriter based in Durham, NC. He is a regular contributor for Acoustic Guitar magazine, and performs as a solo songwriter, as a guitarist with the bluegrass four-piece Counterclockwise String Band, and as a bassist with the folk outfit Chatham Rabbits. His two studio albums have garnered attention from IndyWeek and The Bluegrass Situation and received a top 10 spot on the Folk DJ Chart. He also provides private lessons in-person and on Zoom.
Favorite Album: The Best of Doc Watson: 1964–1968
Favorite Song to Play on Guitar: "Panhandle Rag"
Favorite Guitar You Own/Dream Guitar: Huffman Guitars #109
- Lonesome Road, self-released, 2020
- Old Freight, self-released, 2017
Articles by Alan Barnosky