Watch the Slow Shuffle Groove: 2 online guitar lesson by Andy Aledort from Progressive Blues Power

I begin this pattern by focusing on the bottom two strings, using the open low E as the root note, with the fifth, B, the sixth, C# and the flatted seventh, D, sounded simultaneously on the A string while incorporating palm muting. Palm muting is accomplished by resting the edge of the pick-hand palm across all of the strings by the bridge saddles in order to attain a more percussive attack. In this part, I combine flatpicking and fingerpicking, known as hybrid picking, to achieve an interesting rhythm part.