Strumming Patterns

Los Angeles session guitarist, songwriter and teacher, Tom Strahle, talks about the importance of acoustic players knowing many grooves.  

I use Elixir Strings for many reasons. Their longevity, less finger squeak, easier on the fingers, and sound worked-in the minute they are on the instrument.

Tom Strahle

More Acoustic Guitar Tips & Tricks

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    Hudson Taylor, the Dublin folk duo, explain their jam-led approach to songwriting and reveal how they build complementary parts on two acoustic guitars. Hudson Taylor is made up of brothers Alfie and Harry.

  • Preparing for a Session

    Los Angeles session guitarist, songwriter, teacher and endorsing Elixir® Strings artist, Tom Strahle, shares what it takes to make it in the studio scene. 

  • How to Arrange a Pop Song

    Endorsing Elixir® Strings artist Ulli Boegershausen shows how to arrange Richard Marx's "Right Here Waiting For You" for acoustic guitar.