5 Tips To INSTANTLY Sweep Like a PRO – With Craig Peters

Sweep picking is one of the most widely used, maligned, misunderstood, overused, and tastelessly applied techniques on the guitar. As a result of great guitarists using this flashy technique applied tastefully and musically, there are a thousand mediocre players doing it sloppily and using it too much, and ten thousand beginners who want to know how it’s done.

Enter Deeds of Flesh/Destroying the Devoid guitarist and guitar teacher extraordinaire Craig Peters. In this excellent video lesson, he drops 5 great tips to help you sweep like a pro janitor instead of a racoon with a broom (you’ll get it if you watch the video). So grab your axe and get to it!

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