How to do country and bluegrass chord strumming. A step by step video tutorial that will help you to develop your ability to do bluegrass strumming. Andrew Wasson of CreativeGuitarStudio responds to a viewers request to give a beginners lesson on learning a variety of strumming techniques. Andrew guides you through a short 12-bar country rhythm guitar part that keeps the rhythm simple. This style of music is centered on a consistent push on the feel. He focuses on rhythm. He begins by giving very basic instructions on chord variations and then focuses on plucking hand techniques.