Jason here. Been playing guitar off and on as a hobby for 40 years (I’m 53 now). At this rate, I estimate I’ll be a guitar god no later than my mid-70’s. That’s not too old, right? (Is it any wonder that George Lynch is one of my favs?)
Going back to when I was a teenager, I wanted to enroll at GIT in Hollywood. I was ready to apply, practiced for the entry exam, and my family talked me out of it. (The usual rationale about proper university education, career, financial stability, etc.) Sometimes I wonder where I’d be now if I had told them to go screw themselves. Damn regrets.
Anyway, since I gave up motorcycling after a bad crash about a year ago, I’ve been putting some serious time, effort and focus into guitar. I’ve always been a nerd about technique and even read books on motor skill development. Finding Troy’s material on YouTube was right up my alley. I thought, “There is a man after my own heart!”
As of this writing, I’ve watched the pick-slanting primer and several interviews. Great stuff. Understanding the role of pick rotation has resulted in marked improvement.
I’m not clear yet, however, on the relationship between upward/downward pick slant vs. upward/downward escape. Can someone point me to video(s) and posts that clarify the interaction of these elements?
Also, I searched for info on right-hand tracking and found that Troy mentioned the interviews with Molly Tuttle and Andy Wood. I watched the Molly interview. Which of the Andy interviews talks about this?
Thanks in advance for any info.