Full Access Members Only

Basic Vibrato Bar Technique & Licks

 

Get Full Access Today To Learn

Whammy Bar from the Beginning

Plus 11,000 More Guitar Lessons.

Product Cost Lessons Instructors Instructor Help New Lessons Return Policy
Guitar Tricks $19.95 11,000+ 45 Instructors Yes Yes, Weekly 60 Days
Guitar Dvd's $30 - $60 20 - 30 1 Instructor No Interaction No No
Guitar Books $20 - $40 30 - 40 1 Instructor No Interaction No No
Other Sites $20 - $40 100 - 500 1-5 Instructor Sometimes Sometimes 3-7 Days
In-person $40 - $80 1 Hour 1 Instructor Yes Yes No
In this tutorial we will look at some basic vibrato bar techniques and licks.

The vibrato bar has many alternate names or nicknames: whammy bar, tremolo bar, wang bar, wiggle stick. In fact on the original Fender Stratocasters the text under the logo on the headstock reads, "With Synchronized Tremolo". Which is a misnomer!

In this tutorial we will have a look at how it works, why it's called vibrato bar and how to use it!

Open In New Window
lesson notation