LESSON DESCRIPTION No more boring blues turnarounds! These 3 turnarounds in G use some amazing voicings to make the last 4 bars of your 12 bar blues count.WATCH MORE BLUES LESSONS
3 Albert “Iceman” Collins Licks Filmed From (nearly) the North Pole!
LESSON DESCRIPTION Learn 3 great licks from the legendary bluesman Albert Collins aka the "Iceman" filmed on location 500 miles from the North Pole!WATCH MORE BLUES LESSONS
The Mixolydian Hourglass Pattern | Modern Blues Lives Here
LESSON DESCRIPTION This simple 5 note pattern derived from the Mixolydian mode is a great way to get started using the scale quickly. This hourglass shape fits neatly inside the pentatonic box so its a quick way to start to mix it with your favorite pentatonic blues...
Slow Blues Lesson – 3 SWEET Chord Substitutions
LESSON DESCRIPTION In this slow blues, lesson learn 3 very tasty chord substitutions to add some harmonic sophistication to the changes.WATCH MORE BLUES LESSONS
6 STANKY Blues Licks
LESSON DESCRIPTION Learn 6 funky blues licks and 3 key techniques of funking up your tired blues playing.WATCH MORE BLUES LESSONS
Jazzin’ Up Your Blues-16th Notes Over a Blues Shuffle-5 Killer Licks
LESSON DESCRIPTION Playing phrases based on sixteenth notes over a typical shuffle groove is a really effective way to give a jazzy edge to your blues solos. Here I show you a simple exercise to get the right feel and then follow that with 5 killer licks, all slowed...
Breaking Out of the Pentatonic Box – A New Approach
LESSON DESCRIPTION Pretty much all guitarists face the obstacle of breaking out of the pentatonic box at some point. Here is a new approach that will set you free once and for all!WATCH MORE BLUES LESSONS
4 Weird and Wonderful Danny Gatton / George Benson Licks
LESSON DESCRIPTION I got a ton of questions regarding this lick on my "Slow Blues in G Two Ways" video, here we break it down in detail. This very cool concept uses a high pedal note played together with moving notes from the blues scale underneath. I honestly don’t...
4 Simple, Tasty Larry Carlton Slow Blues Licks
LESSON DESCRIPTION Larry Carlton is without a doubt one of the tastiest players on the planet. In this free blues guitar lesson you will learn four different slow blues turnarounds and licks. A soulful blues turnaround (played in C) for 12 bar blues A really simple...
Slow Blues in G Two Ways
LESSON DESCRIPTION This slow blues lesson demonstrates approaching slow blues in 2 different ways. First, a more laid back soulful approach, then a more aggressive straight blues approach.WATCH MORE BLUES LESSONS
5 Wicked Blues Turnaround Licks You Should Be Playing
LESSON DESCRIPTION Retire your tired 12 Bar Blues turnarounds for good with these 5 wicked licks. These are all in the key of A.WATCH MORE BLUES LESSONS
Advanced Shuffle Rhythm Part 1
LESSON DESCRIPTION In this video, we break down the components of creating funked-up triplet based rhythms to play over shuffles. This is a great way to spice up your blues rhythm. Stay tuned for Part 2 where we will expand upon these ideas and play them over a 12 bar...
Blues Guitar Lesson | 2 Amazing Licks That Nail the IV to I
LESSON DESCRIPTION Here are 2 awesome blues licks that lead you perfectly from the IV7 chord back to the I7 chord in the blues. Both these licks use 6ths and transition between the changes in style.WATCH MORE BLUES LESSONS
A Very Nice Swingin’ Blues Rhythm in G
LESSON DESCRIPTION A fairly simple swingin' blues rhythm in G using a great 13th chord voicing.WATCH MORE BLUES LESSONS
Blues Shuffle Rhythm Guitar | How to Add Back Beat to Chords
LESSON DESCRIPTION Playing a great blues shuffle rhythm part in a duo situation, like 2 guitars or guitar and bass, requires more than just playing the chords. Learn how to mimic the back beat of a drummer and combine it with the chords, this is an essential skill you...
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