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Travis Picking 

This lesson is part of the course Fingerstyle Guitar with Stevie Coyle.
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Learn to play fingerstyle guitar, from traditional Travis-picking tunes to arrangements of contemporary fingerstyle tunes, song accompaniment and more, with acclaimed performer, teacher, and entertainer Stevie Coyle.
 
 
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While My Guitar Gently Weeps
 
The Beatles’ classic “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” makes a great fingerstyle guitar piece. In this lesson, Stevie shows you how to get an alternating bass going (Travis style) and then find the melody on the treble strings. Learn the infectious signature melody and bass line that start the verse in Part 1.
 
 
 
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Travis Picking   
 
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Travis Picking 
Travis Picking 
 
The alternating-bass style of fingerpicking known as Travis picking is named after guitarist Merle Travis. Travis played with just a thumb and one finger, but we’ll use all our fingers if necessary. Learn to make your thumb’s alternating motion automatic and then add a pattern with your middle and index fingers. Also learn a simple pinch pattern to add to the alternating bass. And find out about palm muting, which gives your bass notes a nice percussive, muted sound.

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