Guitar Fingerpicking for Be-WINNERS!
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Guitar Fingerpicking for Be-WINNERS!

EVERYTHING you need to play songs quickly with expert guitar instruction from a college professor and his handsome bud!
4.1 (51 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
297 students enrolled
Last updated 5/2020
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This course includes
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 20 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Fingerstyle Guitar
Requirements
  • Have access to a guitar and a noble heart
Description

Taking you from the ABSOLUTE beginner basics of proper fingerstyle guitar technique to learning repeatable patterns. The goal here is to quickly get you playing the songs you love without forming bad habits. Aside from helpful exercises and backing tracks (with donwloadable tablature and chord sheets) this class will teach you how to play classic songs from artists like  The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac, Led Zeppelin, Bill Withers, Elliott Smith and more!

Who this course is for:
  • Beginner Guitarists
Course content
Expand all 20 lectures 03:25:05
+ The Basics!
5 lectures 47:19

Prepare for the journey of a lifetime as Classical Kyle and his trusty sidekick Sean take you through the very basics of finger picking guitar.

Preview 11:03

Fingerstyle guitar is all about learning patterns and applying them musically. Here is your first one!

Intro to Patterns
05:53

The thumb is known as the Mayor of the hand, so let's make sure he/she isn't corrupt and stealing from Hand City's resources, proper movement is key.

Get the Thumb Moving!
08:46

Time to kick it into gear and start learning a song! We even go over how to potentially use a backing track as you'll see next lecture.

Your First Classical Song!
11:13

Super simple backing track that changes the image of the chord on screen with the music. The audio file is also available here and let me know if you'd rather have different tempos!

C - G7 - G - C Backing Track
10:24
+ Building the Song Repertoire!
7 lectures 01:21:31

Classic song by the Beatles that is actually quite easy to learn!

Blackbird
21:54

We all know what it's like to live in the shadows, some more than others. Let's play a song about it.

Ain't No Sunshine
09:06

There's a Landslide of info and wisdom coming down upon your, right onto your fingers! OUCH!

Landslide - Fleetwood Mac
11:42

Although we seem very well-to-do, we're not above swinging a hammer. Join us, won't you?

Adding Hammer-Ons to Impress
13:21

Don't be frightened by the title of this song, it's actually quite beautiful (unlike most murders).

Murder in the City
09:43

Classic opening line from one of my all time favorite guitar players, Elliott Smith.

Sweet Adeline
13:00

Plants aren't just for the smelly cashier at Whole Foods. You can, too!

'Planting' Technique
02:45
+ Going Electric!
2 lectures 27:51

Travis picking is one of the most enjoyable and versatile styles of fingerpicking. Plus it sounds great on electric!

Intro to Travis Picking
12:38

Great song by a great modern performer/writer, Shakey Graves.

Hard-Wired by Shakey Graves
15:13
+ The Real Good Stuff!
3 lectures 22:45

No class would be complete without paying respects to Led Zeppelin!

Babe I'm Gonna Leave You - Led Zeppelin
10:44

Time to start applying everything you've learned already and moving it all over the fretboard!

Moving Extended Chord Voicings All Over the Neck
09:35

A few parting thoughts from your best buds!

Continuing Your Education
02:26
+ *Bonus Lessons!
3 lectures 25:39
Add Vibe to Your Travis Picking
08:51

A classic Spanish piece by Francisco Tarrega. A great addition to your repertoire that will bring a 'tear' to the eyes of those who listen to it!

This is the demonstration, Lecture 20 will be the tutorial!

Lecture 19: Lagrima by Francisco Tarrega
02:35

It's a lot of notes, but totally worth it! Enjoy!

Lecture 20: Lagrima Tutorial
14:13