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In this lesson we’re introducing the index finger once to the alternating thumb pattern mastered in the Alternate Thumb Fingerpicking Style - Introduction. There are four possible patterns when adding the index finger once in common or cut time.
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This lesson’s focus in on the alternating thumb style, commonly called Travis Picking in the guitar world, Scruggs style for bag players. For guitar it’s an alternating bass note style with the thumb playing the lower, bass notes. For `Ukulele it’s strings four and three.
For ukulele the thumb will handle the lower two stings, four and three.
The alternating thumb fingerpicking style works in any tuning.
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Fingerstyle or Fingerpicking is the technique of playing by plucking the strings directly with the fingertips, fingernails, or picks.
Fingerpicking for Ukulele - Alternating Thumb Style focuses on the alternating thumb fingerpicking style through a series of graduated lessons-chapters incorporating your index and middle fingers with the alternating thumb.
ISBN-13: 978-1-60321-080-5 | Published: 2012-11-15 | Pages 53
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