Cavaquinho Downward Picking and Strumming

The downward picking and strumming technique will be the most used technique you ever learn. With it you’ll be ready to play simple songs. 

First, be sure to grab the pick in a way you can push it down the strings. The first step is picking each string individually, then try to imitate the video and strum all the way down.

Let’s practice it at 80bpm so you can get used to the downward movement.

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