Rapid-fire Q&A: Up-strums, tricky rhythms, muting with your thumb, and more

Your questions, answered!

Editor’s notes

Hey friends! Here’s a quick Q&A video, where I’ll answer some recent questions sent in through my Patreon page. Here’s timestamps to the specific questions I answer:

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Lessons I reference in this video

“Old Man” by Neil Young

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“Learnin’ to Fly” by Tom Petty


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