Gipsy Kings Style Picking Pattern

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This is a new piece I’m working on called Mano a Mano. Here is the opening section which has a Gipsy Kings feel.

This opening section features arpeggio style chords in C sharp minor. I’m utilizing the open E and B  strings to get a nice Spanish dissonance and I have also added some chords in the higher positions.

The chord progression is

C#m9 – C#m9/B – A maj 9 – F#m 9 – G#m – G#

The strumming part is all done with the thumb. I continue the piece by adding a solo in between.

Here’s the music: