which Istructionl DVD is recommend first

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  1. r.jones1116

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    Will be purchasing the Will Ray B Bender Mania and the Forrest Lee B Bender 101. Which one is recommended to view first?
     
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    forrest lee jr
     
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    I like Forrest Lee's DVD too however it's not a traditional "licks" video with tab. It's more a compilation of ideas that will require you to figure out the exact notes. Probably recommended for intermediate to advanced country players. Think of it like a clinic or sitting down for a session with a badass guitar playing friend and going through a ton and a half of cool bending ideas.
     
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    I'd say the Will Ray first, he gives alot of the basic stuff.
    I have every b-bender instruction video ever put on the market.
     
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    Would you be so kind to list them?
     
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    Off the top of my head:
    Will Ray
    Forrest Lee Jr.
    Doug Seven
    Dan Schafer
    Paul McEwen
    Albert Lee (just parts of 2 videos are about b-bender)
    I know I have a few more, can't think of them right now.
     
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    NONE THE WISER

    The Forrest Lee B Bender 101 DVD is not really helpfull to a beginner.
    It so basic that I was disappointed, I found the licks on Youtube more helpfull.

    Try this site
    http://www.dariocortese.com/country-instruments/b-bender/
     
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    Will Ray B-bender Mania Instructional video is now currently showing on 'Youtube' if you want to try-before-you-buy..............
     
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    I just watched the Forest Lee Jr video for the first time last night. I'm in the same boat as you at the moment. I'm a decent Tele player but definitely a BEGINNER Bender. In my opinion the Will Ray DVD is much more useful. Hands down. I thought the Forest Lee Jr. one had excellent tips and advice especially regarding who's who in the history of the B-Bender but as far as getting down to business...for me...the Will Ray is by far more useful.
     
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    Ok, again, me alone in my bubble... whats B-Bender?
     
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    Think of it as a single-string vibrato. It lets you bend the b string (and / or the g string) without changing the other strings. They are operated by palm levers or by a lever that attaches to the strap buttons. It makes a pedal steel kind of sound.
     
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    Google + "B bender" = answer
    Google images + "B bender" = visual answer
     
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    +1
    Also:
    Google+"Gene Parsons";"Clarence White";"Stringbender".
    Add youtube, then see you in six months!
    :)
     
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