Watch the Lick Vocabulary 12 online guitar lesson by Andy Aledort from Progressive Blues Power

Let's move up three frets to eighth position now for a similar study of the aforementioned scales in the key of D. Like the previous examples, this position invites fast phrases that move quickly between the index finger and pinkie on the bottom four strings, as well as on the higher strings. Notice also the subtle incorporation of half-step-bend and release licks, along with hybrid picking.

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