Every good jazz, blues, rock and metal player NEEDS to know this skill...Bending is perhaps one of the most popular expressive guitar techniques played in modern music.

Many tunes incorporate bending, and often guitar solos will employ it in generating all kinds of effects - particularly using bending in combination with other dramatic effects such as hammer ons and pull offs and so forth. In this section we will look at bends and show you some powerful exercises for developing finger strength and technique.