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Blues Guitar Lessons

From old school Mississippi to high gain à-la-Gary-Moore, you have all styles of blues covered here. Blues music is often described as the rock guitarists' fast ticket to understanding chord progressions and basic scales - thanks to its simple harmonic structure.


  • Difficulty5

    Blues: The Texas Hybrid

    by Jacob Light

    The Texas Hybrid is a mash-up of the playing styles of some of the Lone Star State's greatest bluesmen, in the likes of Freddie King, Billy Gibbons and Stevie Ray Vaughn, just to name a few. I'll share with you some of the ideas and methods that I used to create this greasy sounding hybrid and show you some typical Texas Blues motifs that I like to include in my playing.

    Tags: Blues, Texas Blues, Fast Blues, Fast,...
  • Difficulty6

    Off Beat Boogie

    by Chris Harrington

    We look at playing lead guitar in a finger style and the tonal advantages this can give us.

    Tags: blues fingerpicking, lead, solo, Jeff...
  • Difficulty4

    Mixolydian Sixths II

    by Javier Aviles

    Slow blues song using mixolydian scales with two notes in a sixths distance relation.

    Tags: sixths intervals, blues, soloing,...
  • Difficulty5

    Backbeat Blues

    by Javier Aviles

    I use a backbeat rhythm for this exercise of Modern Blues.

    Tags: backbeat, blues, blues rhythm, upbeat,...
  • Difficulty4

    R'n'B Inspired Tune

    by Piotr Kaczor

    Even the no guitar style of music can give an inspiration and freshness to your playing.

    Tags: R'n'B, phrasing, dynamics, Michael...
  • Difficulty4

    B.B's Blues

    by Chris Harrington

    We take a look at the King of the Blues B.B. King and the techniques that made him instantly recognisable.

    Tags: Blues, B.B. King, minor blues
  • Difficulty6

    Bendy Blues

    by Chris Harrington

    In this lesson we look at the different types of bends we can use over a 12 bar blues.

    Tags: blues, bends, 12 bar blues, bending,...
  • Difficulty6

    Boogie Rock

    by Stephane Lucarelli

    A challenging lesson to master some SRV strumming/muting techniques.

    Tags: boogie, stevie ray vaughan, SRV, blues...
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