Arranging for Solo Guitar: Finger Picking | Fingerstyle | Fingerpicking Exercises | Berklee Online

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In this video, Berklee Online guitar instructor John Baboian teaches you about fingerpicking. You’ll learn about the difference between playing with a pick and playing with your fingers, and how to use this technique to vary your sound when playing solo guitar. He also shows you how to seamlessly switch between playing with a pick or with your fingers, like the great Joe Pass.

About John Baboian:
Guitarist, composer, and educator John Baboian has been on the faculty at Berklee College of Music in Boston since 1980. Although best known for his work in the jazz and swing idioms, John has performed in the classical, blues, rock, R&B, Latin, and world music genres, and he has been a featured performer on more than 20 recordings in a variety of musical styles, including performances with the Boston Big Band, the World Leaders, the Black Sea Salsa band, and more. His compositions and arrangements have been heard on television shows Walker, Texas Ranger, UPN’s Seven Days, ABC’s All My Children, HBO’s The Sopranos, and others.

About Berklee Online:
Berklee Online is the continuing education division of Berklee College of Music, delivering online access to Berklee’s acclaimed curriculum from anywhere in the world, offering online courses, certificate programs, and degree programs. Contact an Academic Advisor today:
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