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If you are a beginner in the fingerstyle guitar genre and are looking for some guidance to level up your playing, this course has the tools to get you there. Trevor Gordon Hall unpacks any problems you may have encountered in your journey with learning fingerstyle guitar throughout this course and emphasizes how your fretting hand could be the culprit with any hurdles you may have.
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Trevor starts with some hand stretches to get you comfortable reaching for certain notes on the neck. As the course advances, he breaks down hammer-ons, and pull-offs and gives you some great strengthening and conditioning exercises so you can overcome any playing scenario with the stamina needed! Finally, he'll add in some expressive techniques to give those notes your strumming a great full sound.
Trevor Gordon Hall introduces us to "Fingerstyle Fretting Hand Mastery!"
Let's kick off this series with an exercise to start giving our fretting hand some muscle memory! We will focus on stretching to certain notes.
We continue building on our last lesson but this time incorporating two fingers to stretch to different parts of the fretboard using a 6ths finger pattern.
In this next lesson, we begin diving into horizontal stretches on the fretboard.
Trevor helps us tackle natural harmonics which is a very common technique in the world of fingerstyle playing.
Let's build on our previous lesson as Trevor gives us some more tips for natural harmonics as well as breaking down how we jump between frets as we incorporate harmonics.
Let's keep building our harmonic knowledge as we learn how to hold fretted notes as well as reach for other harmonics.
We switch gears a little bit as Trevor gives us some tips and tricks on how to overcome difficulties within bar chords.
We move on to partial barre chords in this lesson and Trevor gives us some tips on how to overcome roadblocks when it comes to these chords.
Trevor guides us through some of the problems we may encounter when it comes to our fretting hand when trying to get open strings to ring on high-fretted notes.
Let's get some strength under our fingertips as we dive into some hammer-ons and pull-offs in a chromatic exercise!
Let's keep adding to our musical toolbox as we work through this pull-off exercise.
In this lesson, Trevor walks us through how to achieve hammer-ons and pull-offs while a bass note is fretted.
Slides are another technique that comes up in finger styles. In this lesson, Trevor shows us how to use slides as a way to move up and down the fretboard.
Let's expand on our last lesson on slides as we tackle moving an entire chord shape up and down the fretboard with this technique.
In this next lesson, we focus on shifting single notes on the fretboard as we let open notes ring out.
Trevor gives us some tips on how to increase your hand strength when it comes to hammer-ons and pull-offs and holding two notes at the same time.
We continue building our hand strength with this chromatic exercise.
In this lesson, Trevor gives some tips on how to improve accuracy and aim with our hammer-ons!
We dive into the vibrato style in this lesson which will bring some expressive aspects to our playing.
Now that we have the vibrato style under our fingers, let's focus on a specific style within this technique, the B.B. King style!
For this vibrato lesson, we use the guitar neck as a vibrato tool for entire chords.
For this lesson, we expand our expressive sliding skills by playing multiple notes at a time!
Nearing the end of this course we are going to add one more thing to our musical toolbox, bends! Trevor walks us through some tips on how to properly use bends on an acoustic guitar.
For this final lesson, Trevor will discuss how to take a single line of music and play in multiply ways along the fretboard.
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