In this classical tapping etude lesson we will study string skipping tapping arpeggios. We will use the large jumps between the strings and improve stretching our fingers on the left hand. You will learn 16 different ways to play arpeggios on the different types of chords.
This short solo is a bit of a challenge due to the multiple techniques required and rapid switching between them. It begins in the key of E but changes for a short time to A and then D. It's not blazingly fast throughout but it's fast enough to expose weaknesses in your playing.
Outside playing is a concept that most modern fusion, jazz and rock guitarists want to get to grips with. This lesson and spoken videos will take you through various concepts and ideas for playing outside chromatic notes.
'Skippy' is a short original piece that covers the technique most notably fashioned by Paul Gilbert; string skipping. Highlighting the major, minor and diminished shapes whilst incorporating hybrid picking to provide an easier route to achieving high speed and fluency.
"Goodbye" covers a 20 bar solo over a punk/rock progression. The first aim of demonstration is some simple, yet effective pentatonic ideas and extra note choice. Another highlight is how to build your solo through "gears", building up to the fast flashy stuff, which is essential for a coherent & interesting structure