Make your I-IV-V boom-chuck accompaniments in D sound more interesting by adding some variety to your bass lines.
Mark Erelli, Shawn Colvin, Anaïs Mitchell, Martin Sexton, and Anthony da Costa talk about technique for guitar accompaniment in their songs
In this guitar lesson, learn how to use bluegrass flatpicking to add riffs and fills on top of your playing to create the exciting sound of multiple instruments.
Happy Traum demonstrates how to arrange accompaniment and guitar solos for old folk, blues, and gospel songs.
Learn how to play walking bass lines with chords—a cool approach to have up your sleeve, no matter what style you play.
Vary your fretting- and picking-hand technique to create accompaniment parts that are more dynamic, supple, and nuanced, both harmonically and rhythmically.
Introducing accents into your strumming/rhythm patterns can make even well-worn chord progressions sound fresh.
The arrangement of this song, also known as "Where Did You Sleep Last Night," is inspired by Nirvana’s version.
Sponsored by Elixir® Strings: If you’ve been playing the same strumming pattern over the same chord progression in song after song, this quick tutorial will help you infuse your accompaniment with creativity and individuality. Elixir® Strings Artist Scott Goldbaum shows you a…
Originally published in 1844, the song remains a popular favorite among children and adults to celebrate Thanksgiving and the Christmas season.