Learn the Essential Techniques of Fingerstyle with Doug Young

Learn "New Beginnings" by Yasmin Williams
The Care and Feeding of the Picking Hand

What is fingerstyle? Fingerstyle guitar is a technique that uses the thumb and fingers to sound individual strings instead of relying on a pick. The ability to leverage individual fingers allows guitarists to play multiple parts at once, with separate bass lines, melodies, and accompaniment, often leading those who first hear a fingerstyle recording to think they are hearing more than one guitar.

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