A lot of guitarists can play a few fingerpicking songs and knock out some fingerstyle patterns but a lot don`t ever do any exercises for their fingerpicking hand. Yet, they wonder why they lack speed, dexterity and agility with their picking hand. This video, featuring two simple fingerpicking exercises will help you with this. [Read more…]
“Silent Night” is one of the most recognisable Christmas carols of all time, and in my opinion one of the most spiriting and emotional. Here we have the video of me playing it and the tab and chords below so you can learn it too!
I love this piece of music. It is so dramatic, recognisable and it makes classical guitar a joy to play and listen to. So many classical pieces out there that are recommended for the guitar are either pretty dull or aren`t recognisable. `Toccata and Fugue in D minor` is so far and away from those pieces. It just sounds amazing.
I want to let you know about something I have spent some time on lately. It is my brand new, 100% free eBook on Travis Picking.
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Travis Picking is a subject many of you have told me specifically you want to learn more about.
Fingerpicking is a wonderful part of guitar playing and it is one of my favourite things to do on a guitar – especially on a nice acoustic guitar. The trouble is many guitarists do not really know how to fingerpick properly.
If you have already downloaded the free eBook – Fingerstyle 101: : Learn 8 Beautiful Fingerpicking patterns That Every Guitarist Should Know, then you will have come across this simple but wonderful sounding fingerpicking pattern.
Now you can watch the video too. Some guitarists learn better via video and some via tab and eBooks. Most however learn better with a combination of both, so get the eBook out and watch the video to learn this super cool pattern.