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I do this myself. I learnt on acoustic and electric guitar and never had a pick available (just never owned one!) for about the first 3 years of playing. These days I'm fairly adept ad playing with fingers and with a pick. I'll often use a pick for chugging/strumming so as to save my fingernails getting worn, but when it comes to a solo, I tend to tuck the ...


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It's like any musical instrument. They all have separate techniques even vocals. It's muscle memory at the end of the day. Tuning in to the specific movements of you body to act in accordance with the instrument. That is probably why people refer to instruments being a part of you during playing. My advise for learning would be to practice both, but not too ...


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Short answer dont. It takes a large amount of effort and practice to get total mastery over the picking action. My advice to you would be to descide on what kind of guitarist you want to be and to stick with the picking action that is best suited for the style of music you want to play. It is better to have one picking action down good that being a jack of ...


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I do not believe that learning both picking and finger-style concurrently will negatively impact your progress. One of the hardest things to do when learning an instrument is to stay motivated. My advise is: grab onto whatever you can to stay excited and interested. There are so many things you can work on when you have time to practice that, especially in ...



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