This week’s episode features one of the busiest fingerstyle guitarists in the game – Chris Woods Groove.

Based in the U.K., Chris Woods Groove has an impressive list of accomplishments in the fingerstyle guitar realm, including the publishing of his book Percussive Acoustic Guitar, creating video lessons for Acoustic Guitar Magazine, organizing and hosting the London Guitar Night, and most recently his latest project – the Chris Woods Groove Orchestra.

It was great getting to hear Chris’s story – I think you will really enjoy this podcast.

You can learn more about Chris on his website, on his Facebook, Twitter @chriswoodsmusic, and his YouTube channel.

Songs featured: Edinburgh, Amygdala Pt. 1 (Chris Woods Groove Orchestra)

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Show Notes:

  • Story of putting the “Groove” in “Chris Woods Groove”
  • Chris’s backstory
  • Percussive Fingerstyle Guitar book
  • Gaining confidence in composing your own music
  • London Guitar Night (Held on 1st Sunday of every month at The Troubadour in London)
  • Chris Woods Groove Orchestra
  • When do you know a fingerstyle song is ready?
  • Red Room collaboration with Jon Hart and Candyrat Records
  • Gear
  • Artist to check out: Amrit Sond


Brockton is the creator of and host of the MFG Podcast. Based in Seattle, Brockton has a deep passion for acoustic fingerstyle music. When he's not playing guitar himself, you can find him exploring the Pacific Northwest with his dog Bruce.

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