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Increase Your Vocal Range With These Four Secrets

By Jane D Thomson

Do you know what your favorite singing stars all have in common? Besides the fact that they’ve racked up millions of dollars doing exactly what they’ve always dreamed of…

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Besides the thrill of performing again and again in front of thousands of adoring fans…

Besides a rock solid career that has lasted many years?Continue reading Increase Your Vocal Range With These Four Secrets

Acoustic Guitar Flatpicking Techniques For The Right Hand

by Ricky Sharples

Acoustic guitar flatpicking techniques are components of the language that helps you to speak to your audience. As you do not have the electronic effects an electric guitarist has at his disposal, you are left with the flatpicking techniques you can use to make your music touch the minds and hearts of your listeners.

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Acoustic guitar flatpicking techniques govern how you touch the guitar strings with your pick. How you control volume and tone, and how you manage the clarity of your flatpicking. The right hand controls the way you play your acoustic guitar and how it sounds, we should concentrate on this hand.

The main part of your collection of flatpicking techniques is freedom of movement. Your right hand should be able to move freely from soundhole to bridge to give you the biggest range of tones available on the acoustic guitar. The biggest obstacle to freedom of movement for your right hand is anchoring it by pressing down on the guitar body with your little finger.Continue reading Acoustic Guitar Flatpicking Techniques For The Right Hand