Improvisation & Soloing
Songwriting & Lyrics
Guitar Techniques Lessons
In this lesson we look at how to improvise a stripped back solo blues in the 'Delta Blues' style. This is great for your picking hand thumb and lots of fun!
As this series nears to an end, we look into the skill of using our left and right hands to add percussion to our solo acoustic playing.
In part 7 we look at the acoustic guitar rhythm style of John Mayer. Love him or hate him, this is a great technique to add to your acoustic guitar playing!
In part 6 we head to Brazil to learn about Bossa Nova. This is a very popular style of guitar playing and once again with a little bit of practice can be easily added to your guitar playing toolkit.
'Travis' Picking is a great acoustic guitar technique which can be applied to any chords to make them more interesting for the listener (and more fun to play!)
In part 4 of making your acoustic playing more interesting, we're looking at the basics of fingerpicking. This is a technique which some guitarists find terrifying but it is an essential skill for our guitar playing toolbox.
In lesson 3 we are looking at 'Carter Picking', a great and often overlooked acoustic technique.
This video puts all the pieces from Part 1 together, along with a few more advanced concepts of what else you can do with basic basslines.
The first video in a series to make your acoustic guitar playing more interesting! This lesson looks at how to add a simple bassline to your rhythm playing as a primer for future lessons in this series