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as well as so­los, a wide in­ter­val like this – skip­ping two strings – is a great way of im­ply­ing har­mony with­out play­ing a full chord. In the search for fresh sounds, a few mod­ern bands have been known to ex­per­i­ment with 10ths (an oc­tave plus a 3rd and a favourite of pi­anists like Er­rol Gar­ner), but per­haps By The Way by red Hot Chili Pep­pers is the best known ex­am­ple of this type of think­ing. Pick, hy­brid or fin­gers? Try them all!

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