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Hammer-Ons & Pull-Offs

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If you're looking to be more expressive and dynamic in your lead playing, then learning about hammer-ons and pull-offs is a great technique to get under your fingers. The basic concept is fairly simple: a hammer-on is hammering your finger onto the fret without picking it, creating a tone. The pull-off is the equal and opposite. We'll work on building finger strength, using the pentatonic and dorian scale, playing legato, using open strings, and how to "pull-hammer-slide".

Published: 02/19/09

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Joel Van Dijk
title Hammer-Ons & Pull-Offs
instructor Joel Van Dijk
genre rock
pages 7
category Technique
files 7 Videos 7 Scores

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