An exercise designed to help build some on fundamental flatpicking techniques and embellishments in the key of D. The goal for this exercise is to get your hammer on and pull off notes to sound as loud and even as your picked notes.
- [Instructor] We've got one more exercise here.…It's working out of the key of D.…And, close out this little section on…exercises on with hammer-ons and pull-offs.…The way I am able to employ these, or try to…employ these techniques…really smooths out playing.…One thing I'll show you here.…I'll play this exercise in D.…A lot of the basic things apply.…You're really looking for a…consistent stream of notes.…
I'll show you this exercise…without any hammer-ons and pull-offs…as they're notated on the tab there.…It'll sound like this.…(slow guitar picking)…It's fairly…for all intents and purposes…it's decent flat picking.…
But it's a little stiff compared to this.…(quicker guitar picking)…All right.…Just using the technique…made the whole piece of music smoother.…It had a stringer rhythmic sense.…Once again, all the right hand is doing,…(stiffly strums strings)…most the time is that.…
In this particular exercise…we move to this.…And that's why when you get the hammer-ons and pull-offs,…as solid as they can be…with the left hand,…
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- Intermediate bluegrass guitar techniques
- Intermediate fretting
- Hammer-ons and pull-offs in G, C, and D
- Intermediate rhythm exercises
- Playing intermediate bluegrass tunes
- Opening up the fretboard with expanded scales and chord exercises
Skill Level Beginner
1. Intermediate Right and Left Hand Technique
2. Intermediate Rhythm and Concepts
3. Intermediate Bluegrass Tunes 1
4. Expanded Scales to Open Up the Fretboard
5. Fretboard Expansion Exercises
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