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Playing Bass Notes While Strumming

Playing Bass Notes While Strumming

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​ ​Adding bass notes to your strumming is an easy way to add some spice to your guitar playing. It’s also a lot of fun.Today I’ll show you three bass note patterns and how to apply them to a variety of chords and strums.Download free sheet music with notes and TABS below:>> Bass Notes While Strumming Exercises 1-3 Share0 Share +10...

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Easy Bossa Nova Rhythm

Easy Bossa Nova Rhythm

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Learn this easy bossa nova rhythm pattern. I'll break it down into parts and show you how to put it back together. Then we’ll apply it to using a chord that is commonly used with the style.I'll also show you how to embellish the basic pattern by adding an alternating bass note.Finally, for those who are ready, you’ll learn a more elaborate chord progression exercise...

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Country Guitar Strumming Pattern – Why Is It #2?

Country Guitar Strumming Pattern – Why Is It #2?

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  A Good Question: I received this question from Nick recently… “Tomas, I really like your lessons and I’m looking forward to learning a lot from you. I have one question, Your pop rock strum really doesn’t work for me since I’m mainly into traditional country and western swing. Do you have a strum pattern that I could use for 3/4 & 4/4 time with my type music....

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Learn To Play This Easy Bossa Nova Guitar Rhythm

Learn To Play This Easy Bossa Nova Guitar Rhythm

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By popular request here is an easy bossa nova strum that you can use on either a nylon string guitar or steel string guitar. There are many different versions of the bossa nova rhythm. This is a fairly simple one that you can learn easily with a little practice. The rhythm I often use for my CD is a little more complex. I learned the one in this lesson from Justin...

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How To Play Blues Shuffle Part 3 –  Add Embellishments

How To Play Blues Shuffle Part 3 – Add Embellishments

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In this lesson, part three of how to play blues shuffle, we're going to add some fun embellishments. At the end of the video I've included the full version with all the embellishments added. You can find “How To Play Blues Shuffle Part 2” here.       Tell Us What You Think - Please Comment Below! We would love to hear your comments and questions. What specific...

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