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Kristofer Dahl
post Apr 2 2011, 10:31 AM
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First check out Ben's new lesson, "Ben's Land Of Legato 5" and then post a reply to today's topic.

Do you practice legato with your pinky? What are the downsides with avoiding the pinky?

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post Apr 2 2011, 10:44 AM
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I do practise it with the pinky, though I sometimes tend to use the ring finger instead of the pinky. Since my pinky doesn't have so much strength (yet), the notes will sometimes sound weak. But avoiding the pinky won't help in developing strength at you can do wider stretches with the pinky.

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post Apr 2 2011, 09:39 PM
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i don't think this woman needs to do any further practise with her pinky! Shes incredible!

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post Apr 3 2011, 09:27 AM
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Wow ! She is damn good.. to play with such clraity without picking the guitar !! ohmy.gif

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post Apr 4 2011, 04:54 PM
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Probably smaller range, specially on lower frets, although there are techniques that can make-up the pinky.

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