Review + Photos: Mark Vickness, Michael Manring, Don Ross at Freight + Salvage

Mark Vickness (photo: Carolyn McCoy) Words by Carolyn McCoy Let’s have a short lesson on the fingerstyle guitar method, shall we? Fingerstyle is the technique of playing the guitar by plucking the strings directly with the fingertips, fingernails, or picks attached to finger. There is a tremendous freedom in fingerstyle, as pretty much the whole guitar can be used. The musician can create harmonics by simultaneously picking or pulling the strings on both the body and the fret board, while using the body of the guitar in a percussive manner. Because of all the sounds being emitted from one guitar, there is a [...]

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