Renowned educator, Grammy-winner and producer Massimo Varini explains how to play floating scales using unusual chromatic passing tones. Watch as he demonstrates three examples using open strings in this quick acoustic guitar lesson.
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Massimo’s go-tos are Elixir® Acoustic Phosphor Bronze Strings with NANOWEB® Coating, Light/Medium gauge (12-56).
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Elixir Strings provides three string types in its acoustic line, all with the same longest-lasting tone. The Phosphor Bronze strings with NANOWEB Coating are rich and full-bodied with sparkling high-end clarity and a smooth feel. The 80/20 Bronze with NANOWEB Coating are bright and focused with the same smooth feel as the Phosphor Bronze strings. Rounding out the acoustic line, the 80/20 Bronze with POLYWEB® Coating deliver a warm tone and slick and fast feel. Learn more.