Downstroke Practice Tune Play Through

Now it's time to play through our practice tune with the backing track. The backing track is very simple with just bass and drums, so you can hear and feel how this strumming pattern works in a real musical context. Feel free to just watch and listen to me play through it a couple of times before you start playing along yourself! It's never a good idea to rush through anything, when you're learning guitar.

I hope this tutorial has made you realize how much music you can make with some very simple tools on acoustic guitar. Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying any of this is easy, but compared to another instrument like the violin or the saxophone for example, you can see that there's a lot of music to be made on just an acoustic guitar!
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