Full Access Members Only

Boom Chick Strumming #2

 

Get Full Access Today To Learn

This Cowboy Rides Again

Plus 11,000 More Guitar Lessons.

Product Cost Lessons Instructors Instructor Help New Lessons Return Policy
Guitar Tricks $19.95 11,000+ 45 Instructors Yes Yes, Weekly 60 Days
Guitar Dvd's $30 - $60 20 - 30 1 Instructor No Interaction No No
Guitar Books $20 - $40 30 - 40 1 Instructor No Interaction No No
Other Sites $20 - $40 100 - 500 1-5 Instructor Sometimes Sometimes 3-7 Days
In-person $40 - $80 1 Hour 1 Instructor Yes Yes No
Key of A:

A D E

1 4 5

D is the 4 chord in the key of A, also known as the subdominant chord. In this lesson we will cover the boom chick strumming pattern for this chord.

I hope you've been counting along, and are starting to get the hang of this now. Remember when we count a number we pick the string, when you hear the word "and" you strum the other strings.

Again this is using only downstrokes with the pick, here is the pattern for the D chord. On 1 you pick the 4th (D) string, on "and" you move the pick across the bottom 3 strings. On 2 you pick the 5th (A) string, on "and" move the pick across the bottom 4 strings.

If you happen to hit the wrong string, don't worry about it. As I said before it will take some getting used to, but you'll get it.
Open In New Window
lesson notation