Most beginners believe that they need to know how to read music, understand theory, struggle through boring exercises and learn hundreds of chords to play fingerstyle guitar. NOT SO!
Guitar is the most popular instrument on the planet because it's the easiest instrument to learn how to play. Thousands of popular songs can be played with just a few chords and a couple of fingerpicking patterns.
Learn those few chords and fingerpicking patterns, along with the basics of holding and tuning a guitar and you too will be able to play hundreds of your favorite songs. And that's what Jump Start Fingerstyle is all about - a quick, easy, fun and interactive approach for learning how to play fingerstyle guitar.
Jump Start Fingerstyle starts you off with a series of video guitar lessons showing you the finger naming conventions, how to tune up, hold the guitar and position your hands. Next up, you'll start learning the most common chords used in popular music - only 12 of them and they'?'re all easy! Once you've got a grip on the chords, you'll learn how to change chords easily and quickly while playing progressions and songs. Now the fun stuff - fingerpicking patterns! You'll learn the five most useful and popular fingerpicking patterns; the Forward Arpeggio pattern, the Reverse Arpeggio pattern, the Basic Pinch pattern, the Inside Roll pattern and the Forward Roll pattern. That's it! Now grab a songbook or download lyrics and chord sheets of your favorite songs and play your heart out!