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How to Play Away In The Manager | Easy Fingerstyle Guitar

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Playing Away In The Manger​I always like to break new songs down into sections. The nice thing about this is that it makes more logical sense and is easier to learn. This song will be broken down into 4 sections. (Be sure to download the tablature for this song at the bottom of this page to play along. It also has charts to play the full chords.)​Section OneThe...

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Picking Pattern for Dust In The Wind | Step-By-Step

Picking Pattern for Dust In The Wind | Step-By-Step

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In this video I’ll give you a step-by-step breakdown of the picking pattern used in the classic acoustic pop song Dust In The Wind by Kansas.This is a variation on the Travis picking pattern used in many songs.Additional Lessons You’ll Enjoy:Dust In The Wind Guitar Tutorial (Kansas ​>> Picking Style of Dust in the...

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Choosing The BEST Fingerpicking Pattern for a Song

Choosing The BEST Fingerpicking Pattern for a Song

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"How do you decide what fingerpicking pattern to use for a particular song?"This was a question a student asked. It was such a good question that I wanted to share it and talk about it here. The answer is very similar to picking (no pun intended) a strum pattern for a song. It’s all about having a repertoire of common patterns you can use. It won’t necessarily...

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RGS Live # 22 | Fingerpicking: Beyond Basics with Vince Mellone

RGS Live # 22 | Fingerpicking: Beyond Basics with Vince Mellone

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Welcome to the latest episode of Real Guitar Live! This month we have guest instructor Vince Mellone who is a talented guitarist and an expert guitar teacher with over 20 years of experience teaching children and adults of all levels.Here's a short description of the training he'll be offering...Beyond Basic Fingerpicking. A study of right-hand fingerstyle technique...

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Picking Pattern for Dust In The Wind | Step-By-Step

Picking Pattern for Dust In The Wind | Step-By-Step

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In this video I’ll give you a step-by-step breakdown of the picking pattern used in the classic acoustic pop song Dust In The Wind by Kansas.This is a variation on the Travis picking pattern used in many songs.Additional Lessons You’ll Enjoy:Dust In The Wind Guitar Tutorial (Kansas ​>> Picking Style of Dust in the...

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