From Shred Guitar
Fig. 2 expands on the legato/picking pattern from the previous example. Using E Phrygian dominant (E–F–G%–A–B–C–D; fifth mode of A
harmonic minor) as the scale source, the example rolls across the fretboard via non-adjacent string sets (low-E/D, A/G, D/B, and G/high-E).
Here’s a G minor scale (G–A–B%–C–D–E%–F) string-skipping lick that’s just dripping with legato moves (Fig. 3).
Fig. 4 applies string-skipping tactics to the A blues scale (A–C–D–E%–E–G). You may find
that a combination of sweep picking and outside picking works best for this one.
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