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Fingerstyle technique is used in almost every genre and style of music, from timeless classical pieces to today's top hits. Instead of strumming chords, pluck individual strings to "decorate" the harmony!
Video. Advice. Fingerstyle. Technique and Theory. Early Intermediate. Intermediate.
Emmy-nominated and National Fingerstyle Guitar Champion, Pete Huttlinger has a terrific exercise to develop ‘fret hand control.” Turn on your favorite TV show, get comfortable and practice!
Vocal looping has never been simpler with DigiTech’s new JamMan Vocal XT! Designed specifically for vocalists, this compact looper is capable of creating multiple, overdubbed loops for vocal harmonies or rhythmic counterpoint with just a foot stomp.
Los Angeles session guitarist, songwriter and teacher, Tom Strahle, talks about the most important thing to know for acoustic guitar players. This is a tip you can really use!
Video. Advice. Rock. Technique and Theory. Beginner. Early Intermediate.
In addition to the fantastic guitars on display, and the great performances from guitarists like John Sebastian, Happy Traum, Doug Wamble and David Bromberg, this year’s Woodstock Invitational also offers a fantastic program of clinics and workshops.
The guitar player's guide to individual luthiers, mid-size shops, large-scale manufacturers, and everything in between.
Menucha Presents: Blues in the Gorge. Immerse yourself in music for a long weekend with some of the best blues and fingerstyle guitarists around.
Video. Advice. Blues. Fingerstyle.
Acoustic Guitar Editor at Large Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers says don't filter yourself when beginning to write a song.
Advice. Songwriting. Beginner.
Acoustic fingerstyle master and teacher, Ulli Boegershausen, shows you a simple way to arrange music for the acoustic guitar. This is a tip you can really use!
This Summer's Wave of Must-Have Guitars & Gear
Learn reggae rhythm and palm muting technique in this excerpt from Jamplay.com's Strummin' with Steve series.
Video. Advice. Technique and Theory. Beginner. Early Intermediate.
Do you want bolder highs and fuller lows from your narrow bodied guitar? It might be time to change your string gauge.
Homespun presents a lesson on blues solos with Toby Walker and Happy Traum.
It’s time to share your love of guitars and gear by voting in Acoustic Guitar’s Player’s Choice Awards.
Advice. Guitar Care.
Got a thing for tunings? Watch as Kaki King talks tunings with Elixir® Strings
Fingerstyle master Don Ross on altered tunings vs. open tunings.
Video. Advice. Technique and Theory.
Shun Ng is one of today’s most exciting new acoustic guitarists. In this video from Elixir Strings, he sits down to talk practice, improvisation, rhythms, and more.
Video. Advice. Guitar Care. Technique and Theory.
Today’s video from Engler Innovations showcases an “acoustic effect" designed to broaden the sonic boundaries of the interaction between a guitarist and their instrument.
Video. Advice. Technique and Theory.
In this free lesson from the good folks over at ArtistWorks, solo jazz icon Martin Taylor teaches the foundation of his fingerstyle mastery.
Video. Advice. Fingerstyle. Jazz. Technique and Theory.
Learn how to apply the basics of fingerstyle technique to the Beatles’ song “Blackbird” with the help of this free video lesson from our friends at Cordoba Guitars.
Video. Advice. Fingerstyle. Technique and Theory.
Your guide to the great guitars and accessories that are sure to keep the musicians on your list playing all year long.
Bryan Billhimer teaches you how to use simple hammer-ons and pull-offs to give your chords an authentic country sound.
Video. Advice. Country. Technique and Theory.
In this video from our friends at Alvarez Guitars, Gregory Johnson of Acoustic Labs demos their AG75CE model.
The renowned Northern Irish guitar maker discusses the properties of different woods and stresses the importance of choosing the right wood for you.
Video. Advice. Guitar Care.
Enjoy this free lesson from flatpicker Bryan Sutton on how to play the fiddle tune, “High Heel Shoe.”
Video. Advice. Bluegrass. Flatpicking.