Cross-String Picking Basics

In third position or higher, it becomes possible to combine open and fretted strings to play ascending/descending intervals on nonsequential strings. This technique is called cross-string picking. For comparison, first play the third-position G-minor scale in Example 3, which uses all fretted notes. Then, play the third-position cross-string G-minor scale in Example 4. The first ten notes … Continue reading Cross-String Picking Basics