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Lead Improvisation Spanish Style 2

Step 2 Learn The Trill

This style of trill is fairly easy to master and gives a nice flavour to lead lines.It is used a lot in spanish style but like any embellishment be careful not to over use it.

The first example is a simple open E to F and back.Simply pluck the top string ( once ) and flick your 1st finger quickly on and off ( once ) at the first fret.

The second example uses the same technique on the second string but with a note preceeding the trill (again much used in this style )

Technically , I believe , this single trill should be called a Mordent but as this term seems to have fallen out of common usage I'm sticking with what I've always called it.

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