Watch the Wazamataz Breakdown: 1 online guitar lesson by Richard Gilewitz from Fingerstyle Narratives

Bars 1-8 Establish the main theme of the piece and require a very ‘snappy’ effect with properly placed staccato effects and power attacks on particular notes such as the slides on beat 3 in measure 3. Also, the rolls require a quick ‘lift’ of the fret hand immediately after plucking to create a sort of ‘popping’ effect.

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