Beginner's Fingerpicking Guitar
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Fred Sokolow gives a comprehensive introduction to fingerpicking, with a library of patterns that can be applied to any style. Designed for the beginner, and starting with tuning and simple chords, Sokolow shows you how to begin with your first patterns, gradually developing your technique and right-hand dexterity. By the end of the 70-minute lesson you will have learned
- A large variety of patterns and rhythm grooves
- Chords and licks in five different keys
- Connecting basslines and "bass runs" in five keys
The fingerpicking techniques are combined and applied in a host of well-known tunes that include Sloop John B
, House Of The Rising Sun
, Nine Pound Hammer
and Scarborough Fair
, demonstrating the versatility and popularity of this exciting approach to the guitar.