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> Beginner's Corner 21: String Bending, Lesson By Bear Rose
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Lukasz Drazek
post Oct 1 2013, 01:10 PM
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Original lesson: Beginner's Corner 21: String Bending by Bear Rose

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Gabriel Leopardi
post Oct 1 2013, 04:20 PM
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Hi mate! It's great to see you working hard! Most of your bends are reaching the correct pitch! Congratulations!! Excepting in the last section where there are some of then that sound out of pitch. The next step would be to make each bend sound perfect and add vibrato.
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Ben Higgins
post Oct 2 2013, 09:41 AM
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Your bending is quite good. You're reaching the right pitch most of the time.

However, during the first half of the video you're not following Bear's timing. On every second bend, he releases it afterwards. This is part of the overall melody so it's important to include elements like that.

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Cosmin Lupu
post Oct 2 2013, 11:42 AM
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Hey again mate smile.gif

Aside from what the guys spotted, I would like to add that it would be great if you could shoot your videos in such a way that we can see the right hand as well wink.gif

Your wrist needs to gather more strength as the bends are there, but it's obvious that you struggle to get them there - what string gauge do you use? I say that you should re-do this one focusing on the advices given by Ben and Gabe and post an initial recording in your thread before bringing it here in the REC zone - deal?


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Darius Wave
post Oct 2 2013, 01:41 PM
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Your getting better and better! I'm afraid one per few bends is not in the right pitch but Your left hand has really good shape and fingers positioning. Also...it look like vibrating bended note makes You some problems but there are no obvious mistakes that could a be a reason for this. Probably jus ta matter of more control - a bit harded pressure to keep the note as close to the pitch as possible.

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