Fingerstyle Shredding Exercise

I often do this to warm up. I was never that good at electric guitar – acoustic fingerstyle being my first love – but I like trying to come up with those fancy arpeggios like the speed and neo-classical metal players use. Here I play at about 250 beats per minute.
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Ornamenting with triplets

Some of you were asking me how I play the triplets in the reels “Sweeney’s Buttermilk” and “Cooley’s Reel” and many other tunes. When the notes in the triplet are the same, I often use a kind of ‘chicken picking’ technique which kills each note after plucking making them more distinct than in campanella where I would play the same note on two strings. Watch the video and have a go. If you have any questions, please go to my Facebook page where I’m sure to see them.