Examples 1, 2 and 3 are two, three and four string short speed bursts, and based on the A minor pentatonic, using group of five and seven notes with a strictly alternate picking sequence which begins on a down stroke.
Examples 3, 4 and 5 are two, three and four string short speed bursts, using the A minor pentatonic with combination group of five and seven notes. Notice the first and fourth beats are using a grouping of five, and the second and third beats are using a grouping of seven.
Examples 7 and 8 are sequence licks that ascend, and the sequence licks on Examples 9 and 10 descend through the A pentatonic minor scale with combination group of five and seven notes.
Enjoy your picking! And see you next time.
Jirakit Somame is a guitarist that was born in Buriram, Thailand. He began playing guitar seriously at age 14. When he was 23, he began classical guitar studies and harmony at the Department of Music at Rajabhat Nakornratchasima in Nakornratchasima, Thailand.
Jirakit has taught guitar and music at the Department of Music at Surindra Rajabhat University and Banthanon School in Surin, Thailand. He has studied guitar with Tom Hess.
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