Pro Tip: Jake Dreyer on Alternate Picking

There’s a world of picking techniques out there for you to master. Odds are that, in your quest to hone those skills of yours into a deadly weapon of focused guitar devastation, you could use a tip or two. A pro tip, specifically.

Enter Jake Dreyer, the White Wizzard-turned-solo fretting madman who is currently holding down touring guitar duties for Kobra and the Lotus. If you want to verse yourself on a sampling platter of classic alternate picking techniques, watch on.

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Chris Alfano has written about music and toured in bands since print magazines and mp3.com were popular. Once in high-school he hacked a friend's QBasic stick figure fighting game to add a chiptune metal soundtrack. Random attractive people still give him high-fives about that.