Classical Guitar Without Nails - Part 4: No Nails TechniqueMay 31, 2022
This video covers seven different elements of the technique that it takes to play classical guitar without nails.
Video # 129: Classical Guitar Without Nails - Part 4: No Nails Technique
Classical Guitar Without Nails (Part 4) LESSON CONTENT OUTLINE WITH TIMESTAMP LINKS:
0:00 - No nails playing intro - Lagrima
0:17 - About this lesson & series on classical guitar without nails
0:58 - 7 Point Lesson Outline
2:04 - No Nails Technique Item #1: Hand Angle
5:42 - No Nails Technique Item #2: Planting
7:06 - No Nails Technique Item #3: String Tension
8:35 - No Nails Technique Item #4: Chord Rolling
10:13 - No Nails Technique Item #5: Volume
11:58 - No Nails Technique Item #6: Soft Fingertips
14:10 - No Nails Technique Item #7: Tremolo
18:30 - Chord examples from my free chord chart
19:49 - Recap / Question for you / Up next
LINKS & LESSONS MENTIONED IN THIS VIDEO:
• Get my FREE, amazing chord options chart called ‘Chords with Color’
• Full Playlist of This Series
• Hybrid picking lesson where I talk about planting
• Classical guitar finger picks review video
• Rob MacKillop on Finding Your Unique Voice
Classical Guitar Without Nails (Part 4) LESSON DESCRIPTION:
I'm almost done with this mini-series on playing classical guitar without nails.
In this video I walk through seven different elements of the technique that it takes to play classical guitar, no nails style, with just the fingertips.
I know this is a pretty niche topic, but there isn't much information on it out there on no nails playing.
I think these videos will be a helpful resource as more and more people seem to be interested in playing classical guitar but don't want to deal with having long, delicate fingernails on one hand.
Also, learning and creativity feel so much more potent when switching things up and exploring a variety of styles and sounds that can influence each other.
For example, while working on the classical guitar without nails techniques featured in today's video, I came up with a simple fingerstyle/solo-guitar arrangement of Autumn Leaves.
I'm excited to share that arrangement with you in a few weeks.
But I'm getting ahead of myself :)
Next week will be the final video on playing classical guitar without fingernails, then I have some fun fingerstyle lessons, and more jazz videos coming up after that.
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