The Clever Way to Learn & Practice Bluegrass Music
This lesson series focuses on right hand technique for flat picking melodies on the mandolin.
The first technique we are going to look at is playing downstrokes. This is similar to what you are doing when you're strumming but the movement is much more nuanced. You still want to use the weig...
In this practice variation, you can play along with the tab to practice playing two downstrokes on each string.
Alternate picking refers to alternating between playing downstrokes and upstrokes with your picking hand.
This is a practice variation for you to play along with to help you hone your alternate picking technique.
This is the final exercise in this series, where you'll practice crosspicking, or just playing one note per string.