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A Clean Sweep: Running the Arpeggio Gauntlet

Running the Arpeggio Gauntlet

To conclude our discussion on sweep picking, I’ve constructed Knights of Dragon’s Sweep, an etude utilizing all of the previous exercises and topics.

12-String King: Lead Belly’s Big-Bottom Blues

Lead Belly’s Big-Bottom Blues

In 1925, folk/blues phenom Huddie William Ledbetter, a.k.a. “Lead Belly,” won his way out of jail (he’d been convicted of murder) by way of a “pardon”—swayed by Lead Belly’s undeniable musical...