The Clever Way to Learn & Practice Bluegrass Music
Use this exercise to practice alternating thumb and right hand fingers independency.
This is super simple exercise. It's also a great one. Becoming better at an instrument requires that you exercise. Just as great athletes exercise to get in shape, so should musicians.
Here we add a pinch to the alternating thumb exercise. Try to let your high E string ring out until it's time to pick it again.
Picking the B string on the offbeat really adds some nice musicality to this exercise.