Video Lesson: Learn the Nuts and Bolts of Travis Picking

From the December 2017 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY JAMIE STILLWAY THE PROBLEMAs you progress on the path of guitar enlightenment, you’re bound to encounter the term Travis picking. Named after country-and-western pioneer Merle Travis, it’s a style of fingerpicking characterized by the steady thump of an alternating bass that underscores rhythmic patterns and melodies on the treble strings. Maybe you’ve … Continue reading Video Lesson: Learn the Nuts and Bolts of Travis Picking