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Fingerstyle Basics
Fingerstyle Basics
Fingerstyle guitar is a very expressive and enjoyable way to play guitar, requiring some new dexterity in the picking hand. It’s a “hands-on” approach to playing guitar. So, put your pick away for this lesson and let your fingers start to make music!

This lesson covers…

• Proper Hand Position for Fingerstyle Guitar
• Developing Effective Finger Coordination
• Fingerstyle Patterns

The coordination involved takes time to develop, but it’s well worth it. It will take your playing to a new level. Have a great lesson as we learn this very rewarding way to play the guitar! - Steve Krenz


Steve plays a Gibson Custom ES-335 Block Inlay in this lesson.



Steve Krenz
    Steve Krenz

As an instructor, Steve is best known for the top-selling guitar instruction course, Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar. He has helped thousands of students in over 95 countries across the globe to learn, improve, and master the guitar.

Steve's performing experience covers a large gamut, from playing guitar with the symphony orchestra, to jazz big bands, to performing with Grammy-winning artists like Donna Summer, Michael W. Smith, The Fifth Dimension, Israel Houghton, and Tommy Sims (producer, renowned bass player for Bruce Springsteen and co-writer of Eric Clapton's Grammy-winning song "Change the World").

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Gibson's Learn and Master Guitar Course     This Skills House Lesson was brought to you by the makers of Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar with Steve Krenz. Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar, the world's most in-depth home study course for guitar. Developed in partnership with Legacy Learning Systems, this 20-DVD course takes beginning players from the ultra-basics of guitar all the way through advanced skills training. It is truly years' worth of training in a single box, all presented in a simple step-by-step progression that anyone can follow on their path toward mastering the guitar. The Learn & Master Guitar course received the 2011 Acoustic Guitar Magazine Player’s Choice GOLD Award for outstanding guitar instructional materials. Steve is also the author of the Learn & Master Blues Guitar DVD course with Legacy Learning Systems. For more information, go here!
 


Lesson Details
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Genres:
Country|Folk
Tab:
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