The simple first step to getting better

April 22, 2017

Honestly, it’s so simple that you might wonder why it wasn’t obvious, but it’s not. The first step to playing better is to start noticing why you can’t.

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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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