Alan Barnosky

guitarist Alan Barnosky

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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

Related Discography:

  • Lonesome Road, self-released, 2020
  • Old Freight, self-released, 2017

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