Dweezil Zappa - Using finger slides to create expressive, sitar-like sounds

Published on 29 January 2020 by GuitarEuroMedia Category Tag

From Guitar World March 2020 Issue
Dweezil Ripped My Flesh by Dweezil Zappa
On a sitar, the strings are very light and sit above frets that are not affixed to the fingerboard, so one can easily bend a note very widely by simply pushing down the string. Not so on the guitar, so in this video Dweezil demonstrates quick finger slides to achieve a similar effect.

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