Friday, May 20, 2022

Episode 597 - “Get Rhythm: Advanced”

 


An advanced level episode on rhythm opens up the field to include techniques such as palm muting, hammer-ons, pull-offs, chops, and switching between strums and flatpicking for variety.

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Friday, May 13, 2022

Episode 596 - “Get Rhythm: Intermediate”

 


Continuing an emphasis on rhythm, this intermediate level episode recaps some basic elements of building a strum, and how to find the support rhythm for every tune. This leads into selective strumming with demonstrations of various tunes throughout.

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Friday, May 06, 2022

Episode 595 - “Get Rhythm: Beginners”

 


For May 2022, the focus is on rhythm for all skill levels, starting with beginners. Bing goes into detail on the fundamentals for strumming. This includes where to strum and why, pick selection and grip, cadence exercises and playing actual tunes.

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