Cuts on mandolin
Mandolin player from Cape Breton here. I’m working on cleaning up my cuts (two 16th notes followed by an 8th all the same note)
I’m working on tightening them up in general and I’m particularly having trouble when they come on the end of (for example) on the second beat in a measure and I need to start the cut on an upstroke. In the absence of any better ideas I’ve just been playing them over and over increasing the speed as much as I can and still keep things clean, but I’m a big fan of efficiency and if anyone has any other exercises that they find helpful.