If you would like to comment on this or anything else you have seen on Guitar Noise, head over to our Facebook page or message us on Twitter.

And if you liked this lesson, sign up for the Guitar Noise newsletter. Updates, lessons, tips and answers to your questions delivered straight to your inbox. Also consider joining us for friendly discussion on the forums.

Gilbert Isbin

Beligan acoustic guitarist GILBERT ISBIN's early influences, ranging from classical to jazz, blues, ethnic and freeform music, has ultimately contributed to his now distinctive and refined style. His music transcends the dualities of classical/jazz and composed/improvised music and is filled with strong melodies, rich colorful harmonies, sound effects and polyrythms, highlighted by delicate acoustic guitar picking. Be sure to visit his website and check out our Guitar Noise reviews of his music.

Featured on Guitar Noise