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The Mixolydian Hourglass Pattern | Modern Blues Lives Here

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...

6 STANKY Blues Licks

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

This Weird and Wonderful Benson/Gatton Lick

This Weird and Wonderful Benson/Gatton Lick

LESSON DESCRIPTION I got a ton of questions regarding this lick on my "Slow Blues 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. Very reminiscent of...

4 Simple, Tasty Larry Carlton Slow Blues Licks

4 Simple, Tasty Larry Carlton Slow Blues Licks

LESSON DESCRIPTION Larry Carlton is without a doubt one of the tastiest players on the planet. Learn 4 very easy, yet beautiful slow blues licks from the legend.WATCH MORE BLUES LESSONS

Slow Blues in G Two Ways

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

Advanced Shuffle Rhythm Part 1

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 Shuffle Rhythm Guitar | How to Add Back Beat to Chords

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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