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Introduction to Sweeping Pt.2

Technique: Sweeping Difficulty: Intermediate Lesson Name: Introduction to Sweeping Pt.2 In the previous lesson, you learned how to play a 3-string A minor sweep. In this lesson, you will learn how to play the arpeggio in 5 strings, or 2 … Continue reading

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Introduction to Hammer-ons and Pull-offs Pt.1

Technique: Legato Difficulty: Beginner Lesson #2: Hammerons Pulloffs Hammerons and Pulloffs are a way of going from one note to the next without having to pick the landing note. This musical term for this technique is legato. Hammerons can be … Continue reading

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Introduction to Sweeping Pt.1

Technique: Sweeping Difficulty: Intermediate Lesson #1: Introduction to Sweeping Sweeping is a picking technique that unlike alternate picking, allows you to play a set of notes on consecutive strings by picking in one direction at a time. This allows you … Continue reading

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Introduction to Tapping Pt.1

Technique: Tapping Difficulty: Intermediate Lesson #1: Introduction to Tapping Tapping is a method of playing notes by simply pressing, or ”tapping” them down on the fretboard. This can be done with the fingers of either hand. There are 2 main … Continue reading

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