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Guitar Technique and Warm Up Exercises with Tabs

Guitar Technique and Warm Up Exercises with Tabs
Here are some technique and warm up exercises that can help you to gain fluency, speed and accuracy on the guitar neck. It's a good idea to do some of these exercises every day. Don't do them too long at a time, it's better to exercise regularly (daily) for a short time. You gain the most out of these exercises if you use a metronome. Start slow and built up the speed. Don't force yourself into a tempo that you're not ready for. Just to make sure we understand eachother in terms of finger naming (warning: the numbers on the tabs below are not finger numbers, but fret numbers): Click Here To Download Your Free Jazz Guitar eBook Warm Up Exercises This first exercise helps to develop your fluency, speed and left hand-right hand coordination. The next exercise trains your individual fingers. String Skipping Exercises The following set of exercises train your picking abilities. This is one of bass player John Patitucci (if I remember it well). The next exercise uses the G major scale. In thirds:

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