Ive recently seen Jim root live a few times and ive noticed he does quite a few ear candy bits on songs. I know some of it is jsut using octactes adn adding in some pinches etc. But he also seems to use a really exotic sounding scale for doing some of his licks. Does anyone know what this is?

He also uses little flashy bits during warm ups that i believe are sweeps, these are similar to



could anyone tell me the technique for these and possible tab a few of them out?