In this video Mark Knopfler shares some insight into his flat-picking and fingerstyle techniques. This video is very interesting for those who play on guitar and want to learn something more from this legend.
The great Mark Knopfler will tell you how to play on guitar with some interesting tips and tricks. Knopfler takes the time to go through his motions step by step and make suggestions for players who might want to follow in his footsteps (or finger-plucks).
In this video which is from 2001, he patiently shares a few gems of wisdom and of course, plays for a bit, too.
Knopfler is perhaps best known as the lead guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for Dire Straits, the band that brought you “Sultans of Swing,” “Money for Nothing,” “Walk of Life,” “Brothers in Arms.”
Since Dire Straits disbanded in 1995, Knopfler has recorded and produced solo albums and as with his previous band, produced many hit songs. He has composed and produced scores for eight films, including Local Hero (1983), Cal (1984), The Princess Bride (1987) and Wag the Dog (1997).