Missing out one or more strings can allow you to play ear-catching intervals and licks. Andy Saphir skips his way through another great lesson.
Andy Saphir has some more string-skipping über tips to pass on to you.
to ConClude our string skipping theme, this month we look at it from a hybrid picking perspective. If you’ve never hybrid picked before, these exercises might be challenging, though I hope not prohibitively so. Hybrid picking is the use of the pick and fingers. It’s commonly used when playing country music, although it is being adopted more and more in other styles. When you get used to this technique, you may actually find it easier to play certain string skipping ideas, as your picking hand fingers are already positioned over different strings. using the pick for such licks can entail some tricky alternate picking challenges. there are some great sounding ideas here, but a tip: keeping the heel of your hand resting on the bridge area will ‘root’ them in place for more accurate results.