A Question About Fingering
Mar 8 2008, 07:45 PM
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Recently when I started learning Gabes Shred Lesson I noticed that he plays his alternate picking runs slightly different to me, for example when he plays:


He lifts his top finger off the 10th fret after each time he plays it, now I have a tendancy to "root" my top finger there whilst playing these sort of licks, ie once it goes there and if I have to repeat the same run twice then it just stays in place and doesnt move at all.

I've already asked Brett and he says that he gets a slight feedback if he does it my way, which I've found I dont get at all, and I find it less awkward to play holding down the top note in a run.

The question is, is my way considered good practice at all? - and if not then why?

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