Grab your guitar and learn how to shred, Di Meola-style. of exercise-inspired showpieces telegraphed that technique, and the dedication that. Al Di Meola’s Picking Techniques: Al Di Meola: Books – He’s the king of fusion guitar and few players wield a Les Paul with such precision. We join Al Di Meola to find out why rhythm is the soul of style.

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September 30 Location: Unfortunately the book is written for advance players who can read sheet music.

More Than Video Examples! Now i’m just rambling A classic example of this is the descending Di Meola sixes pattern that would become a bedrock of s shred soloing.

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Troy Grady is the creator of Cracking the Codea documentary series with a unique analytical approach to understanding guitar technique. But I thought that perhaps by developing that I could really kind of transfer that over to the way that I play guitar and form a pickng sensibility.


Mela 29 Location: English Choose a language for shopping. Beyond that, I have no idea. This book told me more about “Profit Techniques” than picking techniques. Jazz players since Django Reinhardt and Tal Farlow had possessed devastating right-hand chops. Just be sure to keep soft drinks a safe distance away from your amplifier!

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Write a customer review. I think it’s wrist-oriented, very difficult when you shift strings but effective in speed. Style you can hear, and if you’re lucky, you can see the techique either live or on video. Just what the maestro ordered.

: Al Di Meola’s Picking Techniques (): Al Di Meola: Books

But It seems moe people agree that it has some importance so June 19 at But I can’t imagine playing like that with a smooth pick April 15 Location: Also he tends to stretch his middle-ring finger, I don’t know how effective that is when you do sweeping, Gambale makes a sort of fist, but I find it easier to do sweeping with Di Meola’s grip.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Al’s picking technique is extraordinary, as are his bending methods. I think he uses a heavy for ovation, medium-light for electric, I’m not sure though. Nothing wrong with the transcription excerpts, except that they aren’t really right-hand etudes, and you can get the full versions in the other book WMP.



Includes exercises and excerpts from his music, which act as a step-by-step guide to help the guitar student play better. ComiXology Thousands meolx Digital Comics.

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Edited by Atavachron – June 01 at The few sentences that specifically deals with picking, are just general remarks that aren’t very helpful in the practical sense. Read more Read less.

November 18 Location: In this lick, three notes on adjacent strings are connected dk form a descending sextuplet scale fragment. It was hard rock by way of conservatory chic. Al Di Meola’s Picking Techniques. He uses heavy D’andrea picks.