“Fingerpicking Etude no. 28: Triplet Picking Technique” – Rock Class 101

Below is the lesson for Fingerpicking Etude no. 28: “Triplet Picking Technique”.

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Learn a haunting etude that’s played entirely with triplet picking technique. I’ve always loved this technique because it produces an interesting sound. In a nutshell, you’ll play an arpeggio across strings G, C, and E, while creating a tremolo effect on the A string.

Wow, that’s a mouthful! But I promise you, learning this technique is easier than trying to decipher it from a text description. Jump into this lesson to learn how to do it.

I’d also recommend watching this lesson for an overview on eighth note triplet rhythm. Which is the rhythm that gives this picking technique its namesake.

Part 1 – Performance & Free Lesson

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