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The vibrato in this case is usually to bend a note up, say, one fret, then let it relax and re-tension it a few times. You don't always have to let it back to the ordinary fretted note, it could be relaxed half a fret down, but then it only needs to be bent back to the target note. Again, with a two fret bend that is given vibrato, it may need to go to a ...


Isolated practice is the only way I know. Bend a string up one fret, apply slow vibrato. Relax. Bend up two frets, apply slow vibrato, relax. Repeat every day until the vibrato becomes easier and you can increase and control the vibrato speed. Most of the time there are no shortcuts.

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