Tosin Abasi’s Introduction to Double Picking

I begin over an F#m chord and play an Fsus2 arpeggio across bars 1 and 2, sticking with a rhythm of straight 16th notes while double-picking each different note. The solo wraps up with a restatement of the “melodic” approach of bars 9-14, but at bar 21, I introduce a new chord to the progression, Eb, which affords a shift in harmonic content to what is already a “shifty” harmonic environment.

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