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Vibrato adds a lot of personality to your playing. Most great guitar players have a distinct vibrato. It’s a key ingredient for playing good guitar. Learn how to spot vibrato in guitar tab and how to perform vibrato on your guitar.

A basic Vibrato is performed by vibrating a note rapidly by a bending and releasing of a note with your fret hand. We’re not bending it up to a higher pitch per say, just “shaking” the string. It appears in tablature as in the example below.