How To Play A 3/4 Strum

Here’s how to play a strum in three quarter time. It’s great for Bob Dylan and John Denver songs along with many others

It’s good for all guitar players to know a few strum variations in 3/4 time.

Not only does it feel like a breath of fresh air when so much of what we do is in 4/4 time but you also get some instant Bob Dylan happening on your guitar when you make the shift into 3/4 time.

It’s a strum which is perfectly suited to isolating bass notes from from the chords and in this video I’ve given you a regular version of the strum along with a simplified one.

Both sound good.

Try to keep your strumming light on the quick (Down Up) that happens in-between each bass note. This will help your accuracy when it comes to hitting the right string for the bass notes.

Continue Reading > How Many Strums Do You Need To Know?


00. Introduction

01. The Most Important Strum You Can Know! – Universal Strum No.1

02. How To Play A Classic 50’s Style Strum

03. Why Your Strumming Sounds Horrible And How To Fix It

04. The Best Way To Practice Strumming On Guitar

05. How Professional Guitar Players Strum

06. How To Play A Classic Country Strum

07. What Kind Of Pick Is Best For Strumming Guitar?

08. What Are Some Good Guitar Strumming Songs?

09. How To Tell Which Strum To Use For A Song

10. How To Play A 3/4 Strum

11. How Many Strums Do You Need To Know?