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alright, styles? : Double picking, and Double thumb

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by LittleHetzel, May 19, 2002.

  1. LittleHetzel


    Aug 15, 2001
    hey guys, its me, the one who doesn't know anything:D at anyrate, i was wondering what double picking is'? how do you do it? is it perhaps, fast picking? or maybe up followed by a down stroke?......please don't laugh at me.........

    also, if i might ask, what is double thumb technique?

    thanks for any of your input, and remember, be nice :)
  2. Alternate picking is simple – alternate down and up strokes with your pick.

    Double picking is simply a down/up stroke on each note. (ex: down, up for each note)

    Triple picking works the same way.

    here is a link to a site that will help you out by giving you exercises for these techniques. :D

    hope this helps you ;)

    Marshall Leitem of The Paradox Sphere
  3. Christopher


    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    The double-thumb technique involves using your thumb like a guitar pick, ie. executing both downstrokes and upstrokes with your thumb. Victor Wooten and Marcus Miller are masters of this technique.

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