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> Quick Licks #71 - Open String Licks On Two Strings
Todd Simpson
post Mar 16 2019, 08:58 PM
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In this Quick Lick, we are going to take an open string lick and play it on two strings. Then we are going to do a bit of fret travel/traverse, and move the lick up the neck! PACE IS KEY! Don't rush or lag this. Keep it steady and evenly paced. Also, lightly palm mute the entire thing to reduce string noise. Since we are using two open strings in this one, it's going to be prone to string noise. So keep a light mute the entire time. Also, this is one of our

STRIKE ONCE HAMMER MANY Type licks. So strike the open string and HAMMER ON THE REST OF THE NOTES
Try to use the PINKY!! It's a great chance to work on your PINKY POWER! If you find you can't play this without picking, then go ahead and pick it, If you can't play it with your pinky, play it any way you can play it. It's quick licks after all so don't torture yourself! Try to get it done "Quickly" smile.gif

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BACKGROUND / COMMENTS: This is a great lick for working up your precision/speed.
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