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Economy picking Dominant Arpeggio

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, In : Economy Picking 

About
This almost calls for a celebration of some kind since I believe this is my first ever economy picking or speed picking lesson. Its a technique I have not explored that much so the amount of chops I have using this technique is very limited. But when I got the idea of repeating dominant arpeggios in a cascading way then using the economy picking technique made a lot of sense. The term speed picking is actually something I got from the master Frank Gambale but I have not heard that term a...

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Economy picking combined with Sweep picking

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Monday, March 30, 2015, In : Economy Picking 

About
In this arpeggio I play a variety of economy picking and sweep picking. All the ascending part is economy picking and the descending part is mostly sweep picking but also some economy picking concepts are used

Economy Picking   
The economy picking technique has a few concepts that you pretty much cant derive from without using a new technique

1. Even number of notes to change direction

2. Odd number of notes to stay in the same direction

3. The picking technique directs the fretting hand 

The...

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Economy picking Diminished Arpeggios

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Sunday, March 29, 2015, In : Economy Picking 

About
This arpeggio calls for a specific fingering to make it work which is also typical for economy picking. Its as the title says diminished and I will shoe you a cool way to work it into a traditional Major scale

Technique
As you can see in the picking part of the video I play a picking stroke on each and every note, so no pull off´s or hammer on´s on the spots where I play more than one note which is typical for Sweep Picking. But in Economy or Speed Picking you pick every note and arrange...

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Economy Picking Arpeggio

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Friday, March 15, 2013, In : Economy Picking 
Economy Picking Arpeggio


In this arpeggio I play a variety of economy picking and sweep picking. All the ascending part is economy picking and the descending part is mostly sweep picking but also some economy picking concepts are used

Economy Picking   
The economy picking technique has a few concepts that you pretty much cant derive from without using a new technique

1. Even number of notes to change direction

2. Odd number of notes to stay in the same direction

3. The picking technique directs th...

Continue reading ...