Watch the Chokes & Mutes online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Play Acoustic Guitar 4: Rhythm Principles

Chokes & Mutes - Concept 9 is a video guitar lesson presented by Laurence Juber and is sourced from Guitaristics: Rhythm.

The classical terms staccato and tenuto refer to short and held chords and notes. This concept presents the techniques of right hand palm mutes and left hand chokes, combining the two to create a balanced groove.