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  1. On The Beach Pt 1 (#1361) - Page 3 by John Bergsma (157)
    Now we put the first 2 patterns together, and finish the phrase with a new pattern. A bit of a finger jump here, use the index finger on the third string, and your middle comes in to fret the 4th string cho|x|x|7|6|0|0|cho
    Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 15208 Hits · 4.00/5 (12 ratings) · Last modified: 7/29/2000
  2. Autumn Changes (#1653) - Page 5 by Rick Payman (10059)
    And finally, I hope you don't feel too short changed ...
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 52400 Hits · 4.75/5 (130 ratings) · Last modified: 11/7/2000
  3. Slow Little Finger Pull-Off Sequence (#1232) - Page 1 by Rick Payman (10059)
    This lesson presents another slower pull-off example, this time almost exclusively using the little finger of the left hand. <br/><br/> Let all strings ring throughout as shown. <br/><br/> I have been asked what picking style is used t...(more)
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 5159 Hits · 4.20/5 (10 ratings) · Last modified: 7/5/2000
  4. Pull-Offs With Second Part Harmony (#1218) - Page 3 by Rick Payman (10059)
    Good. Now we move on up the neck to continue the sequence. <br/><br/> Again, these 4 bars should be repeated once to form bars 9-16 of the main sequence.
    Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 8042 Hits · 4.50/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 7/1/2000
  5. Ocean Trail (#4784) - Page 1 by Jay Smurf (502)
    cho|x|x|5|4|3|5|cho I put a little variation in this piece... for better or for worse...
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2250 Hits · 3.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 6/16/2002
  6. Bach Up To Speed (#1318) - Page 1 by Rick Payman (10059)
    This lesson presents a familiar (to my readers) open string arpeggio picking sequence with simple left-hand fingering to allow practice and development of right-hand speed. <br/><br/> I actually play these pieces using the followi...(more)
    Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 18603 Hits · 4.32/5 (34 ratings) · Last modified: 7/19/2000
  7. PolyRemnant (#2272) - Page 1 by Rick Payman (10059)
    A remnant (or rather off-spring) from a larger (un-published) lesson. <br/><br/> The original lesson took a 12-beat per Bar arpeggio pattern, consisting of 4 repeated triplet groups, which was systematically divided by 1, 2, 3, 4 ...(more)
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 5949 Hits · 5.00/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 1/22/2001
  8. Finger Pick'n With Strange Chord Shapes (#4711) - Page 1 by Jay Smurf (502)
    This is just a basic finger picking pattern to a movable chord shape I was playing around with... enjoy...
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2984 Hits · 4.17/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 6/16/2002
  9. I'll Fly Away (#4751) - Page 1 by Carmen Butler (622)
    Before beginning this lesson, it's important to understand some things about playing an alternating bass pattern with the thumb or your right hand (if you're right handed). It's one of the most difficult things to get the alt...(more)
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 21403 Hits · 4.63/5 (19 ratings) · Last modified: 12/21/2008
  10. Pull-Offs With Second Part Harmony (#1218) - Page 4 by Rick Payman (10059)
    We can now modulate to a minor key before completing the sequence. <br/><br/> Again, repeat to form bars 17-24.
    Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 8042 Hits · 4.50/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 7/1/2000
  11. Pull-Offs With Second Part Harmony (#1218) - Page 2 by Rick Payman (10059)
    Ok. Now lets here the first 4 bars at speed. <br/><br/> These 4 bars should be repeated once to form bars 1-8 of the complete sequence.
    Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 8042 Hits · 4.50/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 7/1/2000
  12. Pull-Offs With Second Part Harmony (#1218) - Page 1 by Rick Payman (10059)
    This example demonstrates a technique for creating richer arpeggios by combining 1st string pull-offs with a fingered second part harmony. <br/><br/> Here are the first two bars played at a slower tempo. This excercise requires a ...(more)
    Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 8042 Hits · 4.50/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 7/1/2000
  13. Slow Little Finger Pull-Off Sequence (#1232) - Page 2 by Rick Payman (10059)
    You want more ??? You got more !!! <br/><br/> Here is the remainder of the sequence ... Enjoy
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 5159 Hits · 4.20/5 (10 ratings) · Last modified: 7/5/2000
  14. Getting There (Slowly) (#5267) - Page 1 by Rick Payman (10059)
    A relaxed groove, seasoned with some faster open-string arpeggios. <br/><br/> Bars 5 and 8 include some natural 12th fret and 7th fret (shown as 19) harmonics. <BR> Bars 9 to 16 have a slightly different accented pulse. <br/><br/> Th...(more)
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 4986 Hits · 4.85/5 (13 ratings) · Last modified: 10/18/2002
  15. Autumn Changes (#1653) - Page 1 by Rick Payman (10059)
    This sequence appeared this evening, presumably brought on by the weather. <br/><br/> I may do more with it when I am feeling less tired; in the meantime .... <br/><br/>
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 52400 Hits · 4.75/5 (130 ratings) · Last modified: 11/7/2000
  16. Feeble Fast Fake Finger Frippery (#1349) - Page 1 by Rick Payman (10059)
    This exercise is intended to help develop a sustained fast right-hand finger picking technique, and to a lesser extent left-hand coordination. <br/><br/> The general idea is to use a strictly alternate right-hand fingering through...(more)
    Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 6548 Hits · 3.25/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 7/24/2000
  17. Irish Jig: The Kerfunken Jig (#5349) - Page 2 by Rick Payman (10059)
    Printer Friendly Version - Part A. <br/><br/>
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 10584 Hits · 4.33/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 10/15/2002
  18. A Fingerstyle Medley (#5038) - Page 3 by Rom Tommy (420)
    Try alternating the treble and playing the melody with your thumb. ^-----Rate lesson.
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 167297 Hits · 4.42/5 (286 ratings) · Last modified: 4/25/2003
  19. Pachelbel's Anon (#1346) - Page 2 by Rick Payman (10059)
    Ok, well at least this one has an original ending ...
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 10587 Hits · 4.67/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 7/23/2000
  20. Stuck In The Groove (#8739) - Page 1 by Rick Payman (10059)
    A simple groove that's fun to play and good for experimentation. <br/><br/> The guitar part is actually in 6/4, so we have here 4 bars of 6/4, overlaid with 6 bars of groove in 4/4. <br/><br/> Set Menu Loop: Forever, and get stuck in t...(more)
    Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2442 Hits · 4.50/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 10/9/2004