VIDEO: Essentials guitar lesson: quarter-tone bends (TG250)

Blues style string bends

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Add authenticity to your blues and rock lead phrasing with this essential technique

Blues solo

Tutor: Chris Bird
Videographer: Martin Holmes

Download Total Guitar issue 250 for the accompanying tab and explanation - available in the UK and, digitally, worldwide via Newsstand for iPad, iPhone & iPod touch and Zinio ( from 20 January 2014.

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