Playing Rhythm Guitar: Understanding Triplets Part 2

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In our previous tutorial, Understanding Triplets Part 1, we looked at the basics of how to count triplets.

In this tutorial, we turn our attention to playing triplets on the guitar.

Specifically, we will look at how to perform triplet strumming patterns.

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Playing Rhythm Guitar: Basics Part 8 – How to Strum Eighth Notes on Guitar


How to Strum Eighth Note Patterns

For whole noteshalf notes and quarter notes, the down-stroke is usually used.

To play eighth notes, we will use a combination of down-strokes and up-strokes.

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Playing Rhythm Guitar: Basics Part 3 – Basic Strumming Patterns

G C D strumming pattern 1 whole and half notes

Now that we’ve covered the basics of whole notes, half notes and how to use a metronome, it’s time to grab your guitar, so you can start strumming some rhythm patterns.

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