The Girl In My Shoes and the Forward Roll

Molly discussed applying sophisticated bluegrass picking patterns to pop leads

Molly Tuttle Interview excerpt starting at 00:33:09

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The solo to Molly’s original tune, “Girl In My Shoes”, weaves elegantly through the changes by way of intricate roll patterns. A staple of bluegrass mechanical vocabulary, the forward roll is equally at home here in Molly’s capable hands as a device for crafting spellbinding pop leads. In this clip, we take a slow-motion look at how this kind of patterning is achieved.