A bluegrass flatpicking lick from British guitarist Richard Smith! A student of Chet Atkins, Richard Smith is one of the most versatile guitarists in the world today. Primarily a finger-style nylon string player, his command of many different styles of music is second to none. Richard Smith travels all over the world and has played with many of today’s best guitarists in styles ranging from jazz to bluegrass to gypsy. This up-the-neck descending lick has unique tonal motion and ends with a classic bluegrass run in the key of C.

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