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Muting


Hi Norm,

I've had this problem for a while. How can I mute A and E string induced vibration while I'm playing on the D and G strings? Sometimes when I play above the 12th fret, the low strings keep ringing which is annoying and effects my sound...and sometimes I need to bring down my speed because I have to find a way to mute them. Could you please explain to me what's the best way to get rid of this snag.

Thanks! Aaron


Hey Aaron- I recommend shifting your right thumb to the E string when plucking notes on the D string, then shifting it to the A string (with the side of the thumb resting against the E string) when plucking notes on the G string. More on this in my Vol. 1 DVD, as well as Level 1 of my courses (the 3-level series is entitled "The Art of Groove") at Music Dojo.

 

Blessings- Norm

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