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Chords Leve l 2
Bandwa gon Mu s i c S t ud i o s
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STRUM MAGIC REVIEW
Here is a review of all the strum magic tricks
you’ve looked at. Remember the goal is to
practice so much that they become second
nature and you use them without thinking. You
should end up amazing yourself when you play
chords as things happen from the back of your
head.
You can see that by combining all these ideas
there are hundreds of ways to play one strum.
New Strum Ideas –
1.
Vary strums.
2.
New strum patterns.
3.
Change to the new chord early.
4.
Combining in strum patterns.
5.
Two chords in a bar.
6.
1 beat chords.
Rhythm Techniques –
1.
Accenting.
2.
Palm Muting.
3.
Raking.
4.
Deadened chord.
5.
Deadened chord with a slap or chop
6.
Staccato.
7.
Volume Changes.