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Guitar Finger Picking

The Miracle Pattern
Let's Get Started
Right Hand Fingerpicking Patterns to achieve a Chet-Travis Style
Super Technique
Chet Atkins
The Miracle Pattern
Ray's Finger Picking Tunes
Rock Style Applications
Legendary Tunes
Study for guitar "Caliente"
Toccata and Fugue in Dm by J.S. Bach
Pink Panther example
Leo Kottke
Chord Formulas
About Me
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Raymond Tutaj Jr.
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If you would really like to learn this style, you may enjoy a DVD i have that gives a bunch of examples of some killer patterns. email me at

The reason I call this stuff below the "miracle pattern" is for what it did to my playing in a short time. I often wondered how the great players had this continuous driving rhythm with harmony and melody added in too.  I had studied classical for years and knew a great deal of patterns but none never did as much good as what is here below. A whole new door had opened up and my guitar playing had a whole new dimension!

A pattern which helped my playing a great deal.
Many variations from this. See below

The effect of this pattern is really felt at a higher speed. So once you get it rolling and in time, pick up the pace add a few extra 8th or 16th notes here and there and you will hear what I am talking about.

Travis Style from easy to more complex.

Merle Travis a great influence on Chet Atkins too!

Ray Tutaj Jr. is a guitarist, author, inventor and songwriter debuting his new CD called Take a Bite Out of Life. Visit or