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Viewing the Entire Fingerboard: a new beginning strategy – Part 1

Posted on Sep 7, 2013

  Download Touchstone Note Duplication / Fingerboard Diagram >>   I am often surprised by how daunting many students find playing in higher positions on the guitar to be. Perhaps my dismay is due to the fact that my early mentors insisted that I play anything I learned in every place I could duplicate it on the fingerboard. But whatever the...

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Two Voice Independence and Stretching Exercise #1

Posted on Mar 30, 2013

Two Voice Independence and Stretching Exercise #1   Download Two Voice Independence and Stretching Exercise #1 >>   This exercise is designed to aid in the development of independence when playing two parts, while helping develop physical strength and flexibility for both hands. The lower voice (beamed down) should be played with your thumb...

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Etudes for Solo Guitar in 24 Keys by Ken Hatfield

Posted on Jan 31, 2013

Etudes for Solo Guitar in 24 Keys by Ken Hatfield Purchase Ken’s book here >> Download Music Pages for Etude 3 >> Etude #3 in D Major by Ken Hatfield This etude is the third in a series of twenty-four compositions I wrote over a two-year period for guitarists that study privately with me in New York City. They are composed for standard...

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