Legato Playing - Step by Step Technique Vol. III
In the third and final section of Hans' tutorial on legato playing, he focuses on specific riffs and thehorizontal playing of them. If you've been keeping up with this three-part series, and by that I meanpracticing as well as reading, then you will undoubtedly be getting proficient at this technique.
Installment #3 out of a series of 3.
In this last installment on legato technique we will focus on specific applications, riffs if you will, andespecially the horizontal approach to playing them. I recommend the habitual continuation of the chops-establishing exercises of the first two units, while at the same time focussing more and more on makingmusic with this approach of playing and on incorporating it in your own accomplishments and ways of playing so far.Let's get back to Riff 1, which, up until now, you have woodshedded over the full range of the fretboard inindividual positions. Here, we will focus on two string at a time while moving up and down the neck in ahorizontal fashion.Notice how we are just using strings 1 and 2, going up and all the way down again! Try the same for strings 2 + 3: