Donovan Raitt is a percussive fingerstyle guitarist from Orange County California where he performs and currently serves as adjunct professor of Guitar and Music Technology and Worship Arts at Concordia University Irvine.

His latest album titled Pursuing The Horizon is out now and you can hear his songs Learning To Dance and letting go in the Podcast.

Make sure to check out Donovan’s new Youtube series called 5 Minute Fingerstyle where he dives into short, 5 minute fingerstyle guitar technique.

Donovan plays a Stonebridge C23 CC-C guitar with a cedar top and cocobolo back and sides.


Show Notes:

  • Donovan’s playing and teaching background
  • Most asked questions by students
  • Taking drum lessons to improve percussive guitar
  • Right hand technique with fingerstyle playing
  • Gear!
  • His latest record Pursuing the Horizon and recording with Antoine Dufour


Show Links

StoneBridge Guitars 

K&K Pure Mini

Archangel Electronics

Canadian Guitar Festival




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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