Watch the Expressive Bending & Vibrato online guitar lesson by Andy Timmons from Electric Expression: Blues

Let’s talk next about two of the most expressive parts of blues guitar playing: vibrato and bending. I certainly do a lot of bending, as do players such as Stevie Ray Vaughn, Jimi Hendrix, and Albert King. We’ll examine how to perfect these techniques and where to use them most effectively with blues.