In this series we're going to start exploring Legato technique - the use of hammer-ons and flick-offs (pull-offs) rather than picking every note in a scale.
It's a technique used in most styles but when combined with the Major Scale 3 Note Per String scales is particularly suited to long fluid fast lines in a rock style - I first explored it when getting into Joe Satriani but the technique has come a long way since those early days!
Legato 1: Hammer-Ons
In this first Legato Primer lesson, we get to grips with using Hammer-Ons (HO) with the Major Scale Pattern 1 (3NPS System) - make sure you have that well down before ...
Legato 2: Flick-Offs
In this second Legato Primer lesson, we get to grips with using Flick-Offs (also called Pull-Offs, PO or HO) with the Major Scale Pattern 1 (3NPS System) - make sure y...
Legato 3: 16th Notes
In this lesson we're going to breaking away from picking with the metronome click which can be quite difficult to start off with - if you've trained yourself to 'pick ...
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