Fundamentals of fingerstyle: “Renaissance Faire”, a study in plucked chords

April 6, 2015

“Renaissance Faire” is a study in plucked chords, using the thumb and two fingers to sound three notes together. The goal is to get all three notes to sound evenly and clearly. Don’t overthink your hand position, just work slowly Continue reading

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Fundamentals of fingerstyle: hand position and movement

April 6, 2015

Playing with your fingers instead of a flatpick opens up an entirely new set of sounds, no matter what style you play. Whether you pluck, strike, strum, snap, or slap the strings, your sonic possibilities increase exponentially – Continue reading

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