Intro to Fingerpicking

Must Know Fingerpicking Patterns

August 2, 2011 No Comments

Now that you guys have a handle on fingerpicking, we’re going to learn a few more must know patterns that you can apply to progressions and songs.

Johnny Cash Fingerpicking Riff

July 31, 2011 No Comments

The man in black was known to use fingerpicking for some of his most timeless riffs. We’ll show you how he might use this technique.

James Taylor Style Fingerpicking Riff

July 28, 2011 No Comments

James Taylor is one of the great fingerpickers of all time, so it would be a shame not to learn a riff in his style!

Fingerpicking Thumb Movement

July 28, 2011 No Comments

As your fingerpick, your thumb should always be plucking the lowest note of the chord. We’ll show you how to move your thumb to different strings and give you an exercise to practice.

Basic Fingerpicking Technique

July 28, 2011 No Comments

Today we begin a new technique – fingerpicking. This timeless playing style is used in acoustic and folk music, but can really apply to any soft music.

Band of Horses Style Fingerpicking

July 26, 2011 No Comments

Finger picking isn’t just limited to folk guitarists, even indie rockers like Band of Horses will use this technique for their ballads.