Fingerstyle Guitar Lessons (FREE)

Fingerstyle is a right hand technique that allows the fingers of the right hand to pluck the strings individually, opposed to strumming them with a pick. Fingerstyle technique also allows guitarists to combine melody, bass lines, and harmony to create a complete, orchestral sound.


Take a look below to check out the different teachers that cover fingerstyle. You can scope out the entire series or sample it out by clicking to view the free lesson.

Fingerstyle Guitar

Fingerstyle Guitar

Focus: Steve walks you through some of the most basic fingerstyle guitar techniques, including lessons for developing finger independence and walking basslines. He teaches these techniques in the context of timeless fingerstyle repertoire and famed fingerstyle songs..

33 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Fingerstyle Guitar

Fingerstyle Guitar

Focus: Fingerstyle expert and performing artist, Jim Deeming, brings over 30 years of playing experience and his beloved thumb-pick to this lesson series. From basic right hand technique to combining melodies, this is a great series to begin applying fingerstyle to your playing.

22 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Fingerstyle Guitar with Eve Goldberg

Fingerstyle Guitar with Eve Goldberg

Focus: Eve Goldberg brings years of experience, knowledge and passion to her fingerstyle series. Learn the very basics and proceed to more advanced topics with fun, easy-to-digest lessons.

44 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Fingerstyle with Don Ross

Fingerstyle with Don Ross

Focus: In this series, Don Ross delivers his extensive knowledge on many aspects of fingerstyle guitar. Not forgetting beginners, he starts off his series with a manageable pace, covering the basics in-depth.

28 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Fingerstyle Guitar

Fingerstyle Guitar

Focus: Marcelo Berestovoy returns to JamPlay with his Fingerstyle Guitar series. He uses his one step at a time method to take you from novice to expert in no time!

10 Lessons Series Details
Building Finger Independence

Building Finger Independence

Focus: This series is all about fostering the ability for your fingers to play independent of each other. Mastering this skill will give your playing a living, organic feel and open up previously unimaginable doors. During this process you will also learn two of Don Ross' songs, both perfect for showing off to your family.

30 Lessons Series Details
Solo Guitar

Solo Guitar

Focus: Solo guitar... Different than guitar solos! The idea of being a self contained unit of chords and melody is a long, time honored tradition in guitar playing. Beginning with simple exercises and concluding with actual songs, Marcelo Berestovoy will give you the essentials to getting a real handle on the solo guitar and chord-melody style.

9 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details

Other Fingerstyle Series:

Erik Mongrain Artist Series

Erik Mongrain Artist Series

Focus: Self-taught acoustic guitarist Erik Mongrain shows off some of his innovations in this Phase 2 Artist Series. Lessons include information about guitar setup, advanced harmonics, composition, and performance tips.

17 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Lessons With Kaki King

Lessons With Kaki King

Focus: Renowned guitarist Kaki King teaches musicality, altered tunings and percussive elements in her artist series. Kaki also demonstrates fingerpicking technique and hand independence.

23 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Trace Bundy Artist Series

Trace Bundy Artist Series

Focus: Trace is a critically acclaimed, self taught acoustic guitarist. In 2008, he was named "Most Promising New Talent" in by Acoustic Guitar Magazine, and won 3rd ranking for "Best Fingerstyle Guitarist."

13 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Style of Merle Travis

Style of Merle Travis

Focus: Merle Travis is one of the biggest names in the world of Fingerstyle guitar. In this series Jim Deeming will walk you through the tricks Merle employed to give his music that unique "Travis Picking" sound.

5 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Style of Tommy Emmanuel

Style of Tommy Emmanuel

Focus: Jim Deeming will walk you through the style of Tommy Emmanuel. He will talk about Tommy as a person, and introduce elements that make Tommy's music unique.

5 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Flamenco Guitar with Mario DaSilva

Flamenco Guitar with Mario DaSilva

Focus: Learn to play the acoustic Flamenco guitar.

29 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Flamenco & Spanish Guitar

Flamenco & Spanish Guitar

Focus: Internationally known Latino artist, composer and guitarist explores key Flamenco and Spanish rhythms and progressions. Marcelo breaks down these styles in a proven, easy to understand method.

28 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Integrated Percussive Technique with Preston Reed

Integrated Percussive Technique with Preston Reed

Focus: Preston Reed is a world renowned acoustic guitar player. He single handedly created his own style of guitar which he dubs the "Integrated Percussive Technique." In this series of lessons he will explain his method of playing and get you started on your path to guitar mastery.

17 Lessons Series Details
Acoustic Artistry with Calum Graham

Acoustic Artistry with Calum Graham

Focus: Award-winning Canadian fingerstyle guitarist Calum Graham aims to transform the average fingerstyle player into an artist. Using modern techniques such as harmonics, hammer-ons, two handed tapping, rhythmic accents, you'll be well on your way to creating your own fingerstyle guitar compositions in no time!

29 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Phil Keaggy Master Course

Phil Keaggy Master Course

Focus: This master course will cover over 30 techniques and principles that have made Phil Keaggy one of the best guitarists on the planet.

46 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details
Mike Dawes Master Course

Mike Dawes Master Course

Focus: Start your fingerstyle foray under the tutelage of a world-class player. Mike Dawes teaches you to go from a fingerstyle newbie to playing some of his most advanced compositions. 40 lessons to both inspire and challenge any guitarist, exclusively from JamPlay.

40 Lessons View Free LessonSeries Details