- Rig Rundowns
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Example 1 is a single-position, three-note-per-string form to help get you acquainted with the sound.
Example 2 is a fast, multi-position ascending run using sixteenth-note triplets. Now we’re having fun! Watch all the position shifts and take it slow at first.
Example 3 is a fast, descending run using multiple positions as well.
I’m not the first guy to do this. Be sure to check out guys like Uli Jon Roth, Marty Friedman, Jason Becker, and Jeff Loomis for more examples of this idea in action.
Rusty Cooley has been playing and teaching for over 20 years, and has recorded as a solo artist, with his band Outworld, and keyboardist Derek Sherinian. He has six instructional DVDs and a signature model 7-string guitar, the RC7 by Dean Guitars. Visit Rusty online at rustycooley.com