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Alex de Grassi Fingerstyle Guitar Method: The Alternating Bass

This video guides teaches you how to be consistent in alternating your thumb between bass strings in the Travis picking style.

  • Learn how to add in notes with your picking-hand fingers while playing a steady bass pattern with your thumb.
  • Explore how to add accents on the downbeat, backbeat, and upbeat of alternating bass patterns.
  • Includes 9 minutes of video instruction.

By Alex de Grassi.