For the second lesson video in this developing fingerstyle guitar independence series, we will make things just a little bit trickier byincoporationg the little finger into the picking patterns.
Remember, that any fingers that aren’t involved in a particular picking pattern should be resting by lightly planting on their respective strings. It is this relaxation of …Continue Reading »
In this lesson series I will demonstrate some fingerstyle guitar exercises that I have found to greatly aid in the training of the picking hand fingers to be more relaxed, coordinated and independent of the other fingers.
The process of developing fingerstyle guitar independence involves basic fingerpicking patterns with a slight twist. That little twist is …Continue Reading »
In this free video guitar lesson I will answer some of the many questions I get on how to use a metronome.
Learning how to use a metronome is essential to anyone that plays a musical instrument. Not only will learning how to use a metronome keep your technique and rhythm more precise, it will also …Continue Reading »
In this free video guitar lesson we will take a look at some common guitar chord embellishments.
You have probably heard this type of technique a thousand times in various rock, pop, country and folk songs. It produces a sound that is far more complex than it actually is to play.
I have had some requests for …Continue Reading »
One of the most essential aspects of playing guitar is keeping your hands in shape and ready to play. Not only do proper warm-ups loosen up your hands and make is possible for you to perform at a high level, but they will also help prevent repetitive motion injuries that are so common with musicians.
These …Continue Reading »
This free video guitar lesson is for the beautiful fingerstyle guitar piece “Romance”. It is very well known in the classical guitar world and is a great workout for using bar chords.
The TAB for this song can be found below:
Romance Acoustic Fingerstyle TAB PDF Download
Take your time with the stretches, especially in the second half …Continue Reading »