Fingerstyle Folky Fridays

Folky Fridays #53 – The easiest way to write fingerstyle arrangements for tunes in G and E minor

This week’s Folky Fridays free online guitar lesson live stream from Folk Friend will be covering a very simple way that you can write your own fingerstyle arrangements of tunes in G major or E minor. This technique can also be used to incorporate little segments from melodies into your chordal accompaniment.

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