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.