Guitar Lessons by Rick Payman

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Take Care When You Go
For Susan.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3269 Hits · 4.60/5 (10 ratings) · Last modified: 6/30/2002
 
The Crossing To Capri
A piece inspired by a short crossing from Sorrento to Capri in Italy.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3706 Hits · 4.60/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 4/19/2006
 
Peter O'Neills
A Folk style tune, to Peter O'Neill.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3594 Hits · 4.60/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 7/15/2001
 
Miniature Arpeggio Study
A short piece of open-string arpeggios which may be used as a finger exercise.
Classical · Intermediate · 3502 Hits · 4.60/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 4/22/2002
 
Short Changed Samba
An experimental Latin style rhythm in 15/8.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2955 Hits · 4.60/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 7/16/2001
 
Using Unusual Chords For Practice
This lesson demonstrates how unusual chord voicings can add interest to a simple picking exercise.
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 11482 Hits · 4.58/5 (12 ratings) · Last modified: 12/16/2003
 
Sad But True
A tune based around transposable chord shapes, which seem to defy the peculiarities of standard guitar tuning.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 6123 Hits · 4.57/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 2/1/2013
 
To Agustin
This (unfinished) short piece mixes up some South American rhythms, in a Classical style. Just play it for fun.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3821 Hits · 4.57/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 8/8/2000
 
Rick's Easy Pickings
Here's the first of a selection of easy pickings for beginner to intermediate players.
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 9224 Hits · 4.56/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 7/20/2000
 
Sandys' Waltz
A very simple Waltz, dedicated to my #1 fan.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 4883 Hits · 4.50/5 (10 ratings) · Last modified: 9/23/2001
 
PolyRhythmic Lead Sequence
An effective lead sequence based on a modified 5 note repeating pattern.
Experimental · Intermediate · 5394 Hits · 4.50/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 6/2/2002
 
Pull-Offs With Second Part Harmony
This lesson combines 1st string pull-offs with a fingered second part harmony in an arpeggiated chord sequence. Suitable for medium to fast finger-style playing.
Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 8042 Hits · 4.50/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 7/1/2000
 
Ricks' Reggae
A moderately simple Reggae rhythm pattern for solo guitar, which may be used as an exercise for practicing right-hand thumb independance
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 7488 Hits · 4.50/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 7/30/2001
 
Two Left Feet
A little finger-style tune based on a 3+2 beat, not recommended for dancing.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2944 Hits · 4.50/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 6/30/2012
 
No End In Sight
One of those tunes which pratically write themselves, at least I had very little to do with it.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 4090 Hits · 4.50/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 7/2/2002
 
Mbira Mood
A syncopated chord arpeggio using a mixture of 1/8 and 1/16 note beats.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 4600 Hits · 4.50/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 5/14/2001
 
High Bandwidth Access
Still using slow analog picking techniques? This high speed finger workout will bring you into the digital age.
Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 3430 Hits · 4.50/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 3/18/2005
 
Second Finger Hammer Echo
This example uses left-hand second finger hammer-ons and an unusual time signature to produce a kind of echo effect.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2910 Hits · 4.50/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 7/26/2000
 
Stuck In The Groove
A simple groove that's fun to play and good for experimentation.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2442 Hits · 4.50/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 10/9/2004
 
Complex Time Arpeggio Patterns
Repetitive chord-based arpeggio patterns using complex-time signatures, suitable for both plectrum and finger-style playing.
Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 12771 Hits · 4.47/5 (17 ratings) · Last modified: 7/1/2002