Bright red. Extra pointy. Yes, it’s an iconic pick!
In our poll about which picks Cracking the Code viewers use, the Jazz III was an overwhelming favorite. Despite the name, this pick is popular in many genres, including rock, metal, prog, fusion, and really any style where single-note lead playing virtuosity is on the menu.
What about the Jazz III is so appealing to great lead players? It all comes down to geometry — specifically, its impact on edge picking and tone. For an important lesson on pick point geometry, and how pointy picks compare to those with more rounded points like the classic 351 design, watch here:
Learn all about the Jazz III and pick point geometry in the video above…or learn even *more* about picks and how they work in the Pickslanting Primer, which now includes almost two hours of awesome material on this very subject.