Violin Style Volume Swells For Guitar

In this video guitar lesson you will learn how to play guitar volume swells that create a violin type sound. This technique has been used by many players of all styles of guitar so you should easily be able to incorporate it into your playing.

Famous players using this technique include Steve Morse, Jimmy Page, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Yngwie Malmsteen, Kirk Hammett, Eric Johnson, Tom Morello, The Edge, Slash and many more!!

At first this technique will require a little bit of practice just to get the hang of it, but after that it should become second nature to you. Learning this technique can greatly improve your control over the volume knob on your guitar which is essential for adding dynamics to your playing.

Grab the TAB PDF below for the little Bach Piece I play in the video.

Learn Violin Style Volume Swells TAB PDF Download

Hope everyone enjoys this cool technique!!

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Violin Style Volume Swells For Guitar


  1. harrison on December 29, 2010 at 7:49 pm

    wow, awesome technique! what amp/settings are you using on your x3 live?

    very cool

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