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Whammy Bar from the Beginning

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In this tutorial, we'll learn some rock whammy (or "vibrato") bar techniques. I'll start by looking at some basic techniques and licks, then talk about how the whammy bar works and some insights into tuning issues. Then I'll teach you a rock riff with whammy, some "divebombing", and some ornamental dips. Next up are a few lessons using hammer-ons and pull-offs, followed by "harmonic dipping and screaming". We'll end with a play along.

Published: 05/04/11

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Christopher Schlegel
title Whammy Bar from the Beginning
instructor Christopher Schlegel
genre rock
pages 16
category Technique
files 16 Videos 12 Scores

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