“Strumming Etude no. 2” – Rock Class 101

Below is the lesson for “Strumming Etude no. 2” by Rock Class 101.

Helpful Tips

For this etude, we will be playing some unique chords to help break away from the generic sounding “G, C, F” strumming tunes. This piece contains 3 melodies; A, B, and C. Each melody is 4 bars in length and uses the same rhythm. Our strum patter is as follows:

Down, Down, Up, Down, Up

The chord changes in the B melody are a little tricky, especially if played at the performance tempo. In the lesson video, I will cover a few suggestions to help you with these transitions and tips to increase your speed.

Part 1 – Performance & Free Lesson

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