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Improve Your Guitar Picking Speed

Author: Joe Musella

Lesson description

Joe Musella, Assistant Professor at Berklee College of Music, explains how to improve your technique and picking speed and prepare yourself for lightning fast solos and complicated melody lines by practicing this killin' 16th note Minor Pentatonic Scale exercise.

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