Tommaso Tufarelli (@tommo)

Guitar · UK

I am a bedroom guitarist who earns a living as a physicist. I'm very interested in discussing picking technique! I am a big fan of Vinnie Moore, Dream Theater and the instructional material by Troy Grady. https://www.tinyurl.com/tommoguitar

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Don't you hate it when you are palm muting and have to pick odd numbers of notes per string? I do :-)… More…

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A monster solo by John Petrucci! I rearranged some of the fingerings and added the occasional cheeky pull-off to make some of the licks easier to pick. I also think my phrasing is not exactly the same… More…

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A great neoclassical piece by my favourite guitar player. Not 100% identical to the original in some passages, but I like how it came out. Took me many years of study to get it down to a decent level :-) More…

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A picking technique etude based on the "escaped upstrokes" technique (pick diagonally such that downstrokes rest on the higher string, while upstrokes go up in the air allowing for efficient string switching). More…