Jeff Beck was a master of string bends and the whammy bar – and this masterclass in his ‘blues and beyond’ guitar style will make your solos more expressive

Jeff Beck
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Jeff Beck was a one-off talent – innovative and exciting at every step of his long career, and one of the best to ever pick up a guitar.

Born in 1944, he played a big part in the rise of British blues. His music from those early years demonstrates a serious study and deep connection to tradition, all delivered with a youthful energy and masterful touch. 

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