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STRING SKIPPING AND CROSSING:
Andrew Wasson of Creative Guitar Studio answers a viewers question...
A: When it comes to this technique I actually think of it in two different ways.
To develop this technique guitarists will have to spend a great deal of time working on left and right hand co-ordination. There are several pieces of music that I would recommend, including but not limited to;
Guitar players like Paul Gilbert and Nuno Bettencourt have mastered this technique and for lessons by Gilbert check out his videos:
String skipping is often used to play scalar passages known as Pedal Point riffs. Guitarists such as Yngwie Malmsteen have these concepts down to a science.
String skipping can be quite difficult to do, but if you nail it down you can create brilliant sounding licks and runs that can truly help your songs and solos stand out from the rest!
The PDF Document below contains a 3-page String Skipping handout covering several exercises
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