Marshall Harrison: Beginners Guide to Economy Picking: Part 1

We delve into a new video series to learn the basics of ECONOMY PICKING. Our aim will be speed and articulation are the focus. How to master the basic rules of economy Picking? Practice. How to practice more? Pick exercises that actually sound musically good.

Remember to START PICKING THIS MELODY WITH A DOWNSTROKE PLEASE. Then use Gambale’s ODD EVEN PRINCIPLE: odd number of notes per string will continue the pick direction you started with and an even number of notes per string will CHANGE the picking direction from the stroke you started with. More on this principle in Vol. 2!

Special thanks to Charlie Daniels and Mark O’Connor

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