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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.

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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.

Lesson 1

To kick off her new Phase 2 Fingerstyle lesson series, Eve Goldberg talks about fingerstyle, why she likes it, artists who play it, and more.

Lesson 2

Eve Goldebrg talks about the basic principles behind fingerstyle guitar and provides some exercises to get you started.

Lesson 3

Eve Goldberg presents a lesson to help cement basic fingerstyle techniques using "Skip to My Lou" as a simple practice song.

Lesson 4

Eve Goldberg continues her discussion on the simple tune "Skip to My Lou" as a way of showing basic fingerstyle techniques.

Lesson 5

Eve Goldberg concludes "Skip to My Lou" in this lesson by going over the last line of the song.

Lesson 6

Eve Goldberg spends some time talking about right hand positioning in the first part of this lesson. Then, she moves on to introduce a new song called "Shortnin' Bread."

Lesson 7

Eve Goldberg continues her discussion of "Shortnin' Bread" in this lesson.

Lesson 8

Eve Goldberg continues instruction on the song "Shortnin' Bread" in this lesson by taking a look at pattern 2.

Lesson 9

Eve Goldberg talks about pattern 3 in the song "Shortnin' Bread" then puts it all together.

Lesson 10

Eve Goldberg continues "Shortnin' Bread" with a lesson on the melody for the verse, or the "B" part of the song.

Lesson 11

Eve Goldberg introduces the concept of syncopation into "Shortnin' Bread."

Lesson 12

In this lesson, Eve Goldberg adds syncopation to the melody of "Shortnin' Bread."

Lesson 13

Eve Goldberg applied syncopation to Pattern 1 in the last lesson. Now, she adds syncopation to Pattern 2.

Lesson 14

Eve Goldberg revisits "Shortnin' Bread" with a lesson on syncopating Pattern 3.

Lesson 15

Eve Goldberg takes all 3 patterns and brings them together in the song "Shortnin' Bread."

Lesson 16

Eve Goldberg explains the most effective way to practice with a metronome.

Lesson 17

Eve Goldberg continues her discussion on "Shortnin' Bread" and syncopation with a new variation.

Lesson 18

Eve Goldberg continues teaching the second syncopation variation with a look at pattern two.

Lesson 19

In this lesson, Eve Goldberg covers pattern three in her second syncopation variation mini-series.

Lesson 20

Eve Goldberg finishes up the second syncopation variation with a lesson on how to put it all together.

Lesson 21

Eve Goldberg reviews her third syncopation variation using the song "Shortnin' Bread" as an example.

Lesson 22

Eve Goldberg continues "Shortnin' Bread" by applying her third syncopation variation to pattern two.

Lesson 23

In her fingerstyle lesson 23, Eve Goldberg takes a look at the final pattern of syncopation variation three.

Lesson 24

Eve Goldberg concludes her mini-series on syncopation variation three with a lesson on putting it all together.

Lesson 25

In lesson 25 of her fingerstyle series, Eve Goldberg adds a brand new syncopation variation to your bag of tricks.

Lesson 26

Eve Goldberg continues her discussion of the fourth syncopation variation in her fingerstyle series.

Lesson 27

Eve Goldberg continues her discussion on the fourth syncopation variation with a look at the third pattern.

Lesson 28

Eve Goldberg concludes her mini-series on syncopation variation four with a lesson on putting it all together.

Lesson 29

Eve Goldberg takes some time to discuss the possibility of mixing your syncopation patterns together. Doing this will help personalize and add spice to your playing.

Lesson 30

Eve Goldberg takes a few minutes to discuss some of the trickier parts of reading tablature for fingerstyle guitar.

Lesson 31

Eve Goldberg is back with a new tune in her fingerstyle series! This time she introduces "Freight Train," a beautiful song you will be learning and using to pick up new techniques in lessons to come.

Lesson 32

Eve Goldberg continues her discussion on the song "Freight Train" with a close look at the first half of the melody.

Lesson 33

Eve Goldberg continues "Freight Train" with a lesson on the second half of the melody.

Lesson 34

Eve Goldberg takes a look at a fun syncopation for the song "Freight Train" in this lesson.

Lesson 35

Eve Goldberg finishes up the syncopation for "Freight Train" by taking a look at the second part.

Lesson 36

Eve returns to her fingerstyle lesson series by adding another lesson in her look at the tune "Freight Train". In this lesson you'll learn a new way to interpret the rhythm of the melody.

Lesson 37

Now that you've learned the new syncopation pattern and the first part of Freight Train, it's time to apply the pattern to the second half of the tune.

Lesson 38

In lesson 38, Eve continues her look at the iconic fingerstyle standard "Freight Train." In this lesson she introduces yet another syncopation that you can add to the melody to spice up the tune.

Lesson 39

In lesson 39 of her fingerstyle series, Eve is taking a look at the second half of "Freight Train" with your most recently learned syncopation rhythm.

Lesson 40

In the tenth installment of Eve's look at Freight Train, she introduces a fourth syncopation to be added to the melody. You'll look at the first part of the melody in this lesson and the second part of the melody in the next.

Lesson 41

In lesson 41, you'll be taking the syncopation rhythm that you learned in lesson 40 and applying it to the last part of the tune Freight Train. Once you've done this, you'll be putting the entire melody together with the new rhythm.

Lesson 42

Now that you should have four different syncopation variations under your fingers, it's time to start looking at how to combine those patterns to make the tune more interesting. In lesson 42 you'll be doing just that. Eve talks about the various ways you can use these different patterns to...

Lesson 43

Nearing the end of Eve's study on the iconic fingerstyle tune "Freight Train," she offers up a few more items that you can add to make the song unique. Specifically she looks ad adding melody notes on the third string, changing the bass lines and adding palm muting.

Lesson 44

Congratulations! You made it to the final installment in Eve's study of "Freight Train." By now you have all the picking patterns, syncopation ideas and flair to make this song your own. The only thing there is to do at this point is add your lyrics and make your own arrangement. In this...

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