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