Fingerstyle and Fingerpicking Lessons for Acoustic Guitar
Learn fingerstyle and fingerpicking techniques as played in the tradition of folk, blues and country guitar
What Will I Learn?
Introduction to folk style techniques
How to hold the guitar when playing fingerstyle or fingerpicking
Beginning concepts of fingerpicking and fingerstyle guitar.
Basic chords in the fingerstyle or fingerpicking style
How to get optimal sound while playing this style
Learn to play folk style songs
Learn the Travis Picking technique pioneered by Merle Travis
Learn techniques inspired by Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and other greats
How to play the beautiful orchestral sound popularized by James Taylor
More advanced techniques in the folk and classic rock styles
Taught by Grammy Award winning guitarist John Konesky, these fingerpicking techniques will take you from basic to advanced. They include folk style, basic chords, Travis picking, acoustic blues, and how to play in style of Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, James Taylor and other greats.
You’ll learn every technique you’d ever need to master acoustic guitar, including: how to make chord changes effortlessly, adding rhythmic elements such as the chuck and rhythmic slap, a nifty little trick that lets you totally change the sound and tone of a chord with just one finger, learning hammer-on and pull-off chords, and a myriad of new chords, pseudo bar chords, strum patterns, and much more.
Who is this Guitar Course For?
- Anyone who wants to learn what’s known as “fingerstyle” or “fingerpicking” technique on guitar
2.5 hours on-demand video
Full lifetime access
Access on mobile and TV
Certificate of Completion
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