Watch the 16th Note Picking Patterns online guitar lesson by Richard Gilewitz from Guitar Foundations

16th note picking can, like the triplets, provide an exciting element to a piece of music to really liven up a passage. As with triplets and advanced picking patterns, be sure to utilize a metronome to assure yourself of proper timing. Try to mix in various timings for practice such as eighths, triplets, quarter notes, etc.

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