Practice Journal: G Minor Pentatonic Cross-Rhythms

Today’s exercise is a long run consisting of two parts. I got the idea while studying Joe Satriani’s “Crushing Day,” but my exercise shouldn’t resemble any specific part of the piece — it was only loosely inspired.

The first part features a ten-note descending sequence, and the second part ascends in groups of five. Use whatever picking directions you are comfortable with:

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