The Slide

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The Goal: Playing Slides

The way we connect our notes on the guitar is called “articulation.” We have a few different choices and one of those choices is called a slide.

The slide is played by following these steps:

  • Press the string down with the left-hand finger.
  • Pick the string with the right hand.
  • Maintain pressure as you move your left-hand finger up or down the fretboard to the second position.
  • Keep in mind that the second note is not picked.