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Guitar Player's Guide to Improving Technique

Tone, Accuracy, Speed & Fluidity

By Tim May and Dan Miller

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Guitar (Flatpicking) - Beginning-Intermediate
Tone, Accuracy, Speed & Fluidity. Composed by Tim May and Dan Miller. Boxed, Technic. Fingerstyle Gtr Mag.. All Styles. DVD. Duration 90 minutes. Published by Flatpicking Guitar Magazine (MB.FGM2527).

Item Number: MB.FGM2527

In this 90-minute DVD video Tim May and Dan Miller teach the details of right and left hand technique and mechanics that will help any pick style acoustic guitar player improve their speed, tone, note accuracy, fluidity, volume, and power. Topics of discussion include:

The importance of relaxation and consistency Holding the guitar and body position The pick's role in tone production
Right hand pick grip
Right hand postion (floating, posting, and gliding)
Right hand placement and its role in tone production
Finding the "sweet spot"
Dealing with string tension variation
The "pendulum problem"
The rhythm strum
Pick Extension
Pick Depth
Pick Angle and its impact on tone and speed
The role of joint articulation (elbow, wrist, and finger joints)
The Rest Stroke
The Swing Stroke
Moving the pick through the strings
Pick Attack
Left Hand positioning and mechanics
Coordinating the Left and Right Hands.

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