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> Bending from Outside Notes: Marty Friedman Style, Lesson By Ben Higgins
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post Apr 23 2014, 03:55 AM
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Original lesson: Bending from Outside Notes: Marty Friedman Style by Ben Higgins

Here's my take on Ben's outside bending lesson. Been away from the REC for a while so looking forward to getting a little more consistent here. Thanks in advance for your feedback!



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Cosmin Lupu
post Apr 23 2014, 07:02 AM
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Uhhrmmm - 10? laugh.gif

Man, I think that I don't have anything to say other than congratulate you for a sweet take! Good work! Very good work! Your sense of articulation and interpretation are top notch!

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Gabriel Leopardi
post Apr 23 2014, 05:51 PM
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I didn't know that Marty Friedman has subscribed to GMC!! biggrin.gif You did an excellent job man! I hope that you get back to Megadeth soon. Keep rocking! wink.gif


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Ben Higgins
post Apr 28 2014, 08:39 PM
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Very good stuff Greg, it's always a pleasure to hear other people playing lines that I wrote.. it's a great way of hearing your personality very clearly on the guitar !

The feel is really nice, the tone works perfectly... some of the bends sound a little shaky to me, just a bit unsure maybe.. it's mainly when the vibrato is on, they sound a bit shaky. But other than that, a fantastic job. I hope it has given you some different ideas to try in your own playing smile.gif


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Darius Wave
post Apr 28 2014, 09:57 PM
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Well done! Always a please to listen to Your playing mate! smile.gif If I could only add one tip to consider...

Maybe You could to try to rotate Your palm and have a bit better muting when You play on high strings. I had a feeling that at some points the low strings where right on the edge to become noises that destroy the sustain of the bends. It's not a huge issue - just a detailed I cought and though could be worth trying to make it 100% clean with profits for high positions bend that tend to go "dead" too fast if any unwanted low strings starts to ring under


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post Apr 29 2014, 07:01 PM
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