Watch the Wazamataz Breakdown: 3 online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Play Acoustic Guitar 10: Advanced Fingerstyle Etudes

Wazamataz Breakdown: 3 - Blues & Staccato Rasgueado is a video guitar lesson presented by Richard Gilewitz and is sourced from Fingerstyle Narratives.


Bars 14-21 allow for somewhat of an approximation when ‘attacking’ the strings as the pinky finger navigates from the 5th to the 4th fret. The rasqueado effect must include a release of the fretting hand to create a snapping sound in bar 16. Don’t forget the grace note movement noted in measure 21.