Andy Aledort - In Deep: How to Play Chicken Pickin'

Andy Aledort - In Deep: How to Play Chicken Pickin'

Jul 9, 2020

In the DVD How to Play Chicken Pickin', Andy Aledort shows you how to play all the techniques associated with that legendary, lighting-fast style of country shredding known as "chicken pickin’." Plus, you'll get in-depth lesson on using two-note double-stops. As a guitarist, he has worked live and in the studio with Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell and the Band of Gypsys rhythm section of bassist Billy Cox and drummer Buddy Miles. Aledort has been a member of original Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dickey Betts' band, Great Southern, and performed with Buddy Guy, Double Trouble, Paul Rodgers and many other rock and blues legends.

The How to Play Chicken Pickin' DVD includes lessons on:

  • "Choking the string" using hybrid picking
  • Playing A major pentatonic in second position
  • "Banjo roll" - style picking
  • Playing oblique bends with hybrid picking
  • Chicken pickin' through a chord progression
  • Playing A minor and major pentatonic scales and melodies
  • Banjo-style/oblique-bend riffs in A and G


  • Double-stops with a root note through two octaves
  • Major and minor seconds
  • The E Mixolydian mode
  • Playing double-stop melodies in classic R&B/blues style
  • Applying double-stop shapes to single-note lines
  • Playing harmonized double-stop melodies a la the Allman Brothers
  • Playing hammered double-stops a la Jimi Hendrix
  • Playing double-stops a la Metallica

Language: English
Year: 2011
Country: USA
Running time: 01:01:49
Quality: DVD5
Video: MPEG2 720x480, 16:9, 8015.65 kbps, 30 fps
Audio: AC3, 192,0 kbps, 48,0 kHz, 2ch
Booklet: Yes (PDF)
Size: 3.7 Gb

Andy Aledort - In Deep: How to Play Chicken Pickin'
Andy Aledort - In Deep: How to Play Chicken Pickin'
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5 comments on “Andy Aledort - In Deep: How to Play Chicken Pickin'”

  1. reading and practicing progresses thank you very much. :punk:

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