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Old 01-21-2021, 09:59 AM
TBman TBman is offline
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Originally Posted by highvibrational View Post

-new strum patterns, fingerpicking patterns, flatpicking
Just have to throw this in. Patterns in finger style are only for teaching purposes. Do not write songs and then fit the guitar in using a "pattern."
When in doubt use an arpeggio based on the notes of the underlying chord. Also, don't be afraid of the half note. Its ok to have notes ring out. A string does not have to be plucked on every single beat of the song.

Think of the finger style guitar as another voice, with bass notes used to fill out the tone.

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Last edited by TBman; 01-21-2021 at 10:04 AM.
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