10 Easy Steps to Get You Fingerpicking Step 4

10 Easy Steps to Get You Fingerpicking – Step 4 (Chord Progressions)

Step 4

Chord Progressions

In Step 3 we added chords to the 12 fingerpicking patterns we'd learnt in Step 2. In this Step we're going to take all of those patterns and chords, and start to use them in some great-sounding chord progressions. 

If you've mastered everything that we've covered in this series so far, then you shouldn't have too much difficulty getting these chord progressions down. 

Get all of these progressions down and you'll really be fingerpicking!

Let's go!

Chord Progression 1

As always remember to take it very slowly and focus on the clarity of note. 

Chord Progressions

Chord Progression 2

Chord Progressions 2

Chord Progression 3

Chord Progressions 3

Chord Progression 4

Chord Progressions 4


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Chord Progression 5

Chord Progressions 5

Chord Progression 6

Chord Progressions 6

Chord Progression 7

Chord Progressions 7

Chord Progression 8

Chord Progressions 8

10 Easy Steps to Get You Fingerpicking - Step 4 Summary

In this Step we've taken all the patterns and chords from the previous Steps and have put them into some chord progressions.

We've only used three very easy chords here but of course you can try the patterns out over any other chord progression you know.

I really encourage you to go further than just what's taught in the lesson. You have to get creative on your own and come up with your own things. Why not try writing a chord progression using your own fingerpicking patterns? You'll be amazed at what you come up with and it's incredibly good for your playing.

If you really want to take your fingerpicking to the next level, consider taking one of my fingerstyle courses. In the School you'll find hundreds of in-depth video lessons all aimed at helping you grow into a great fingerstyle guitarist.

I hope you've enjoyed Step 4 of this 10 Easy Steps to Get You Fingerpicking series. I'll see you on Step 5!

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