Guitar Lesson with Mark for Acoustic Fingerstyle Technique

Guitar Lesson with Mark for Acoustic Fingerstyle Technique

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Mark Knopfler - Martin D18.

Mark Knopfler is best known as the lead guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for Dire Straits. Best known from songs like “Sultans of Swing”, “Brothers In Arms” and “Walk of Life” (there are so many others, but probably the person who is reading this post knows that).

Since Dire Straits disbanded in 1995, Mark Knopfler has recorded and produced eight solo studio albums, including composed and produced scores for films Local Hero (1983), Cal (1984), The Princess Bride (1987) and Wag the Dog (1997).

In this video below of 6 minutes, for players who might want to follow in the footsteps of Knopfler, he shares some insight into his flatpicking and fingerstyle techniques. Knopfler takes the time to go through his motions step by step and make suggestions for players. He shares a few gems of wisdom and of course plays for a bit too. Enjoy in this video and learn something.

 

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