Lesson Series: “0 To 60, An Introduction to Alternate Picking” - Lesson 17

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Todd Simpson
Todd Simpson

LESSON #17 - Using "Back and Forth" techniques in full scales

Lesson Series by Todd Simpson

In this lesson we are going to use our "Back and forth Technique" from previous lessons in a full scale. In this case, A Minor. This pattern can be applied to any scale once you get it down. We are going to ascend and descend the scale using the same technique so the lesson has two parts.

Part 1:


  • The Turn Around Portion (The tablature software limits the number of notes per chart)


Part 2:


Here is the bit played at full speed and then some. Don't be thrown off by this. It's just an example of how far you can take this lesson with some practice!