Left Hand Percussion Effect

In this lesson we’re going to learn one of the greatest techniques available for the Cuatro. This technique differentiates the cuatro from other instruments like the Ukulele.

Meanwhile other instruments have a harmonic strumming, the cuatro can have both harmonic and rhythmical strumming at the same time. This mean you could be playing a percussion meanwhile doing some chords.

Let’s see it with more detail on the following video:

This techniques concentrates all effort on the left hand. The right hand will follow a simple down/up patter with no repiques, no frenados, no ornaments of any kind.

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