Guitar Lessons

Modern Blues Lessons


  • 5 Blues Licks For Turnarounds

    by Diego Budicin

    5 phrasing examples over the final section of a 4/4 slow Blues.

    Tags: Blues, shuffle, turnaround, chord changes, licks, phrasing, 12 bar, 12 bar blues, John Mayer, Larry Carlton, Robben Ford, Joe Bonamassa, G Blues
  • Rock N Roll Riffs

    by Diego Budicin

    Improve your groove with a killer mix of Power chords and Blues!

    Tags: strumming, rock, Rock n roll, palm muting, blues scale, groove, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Nuno Bettencourt, Joe Bonamassa, Ac/Dc, A blues, D Major
  • Raking Power

    by Kristofer Dahl

    Bluesy fusion emphasizing the raking technique

    Tags: rake, raking, blues fusion, b5, flat five, pentatonics, twang, C minor, C Pentatonic Minor
  • Minor Blues Licks

    by Guido Bungenstock

    6 licks that will improve your soloing

    Tags: robben ford, bb king, larry carlton, steve Lukather. Neal Schon, Jeff Beck, Guthrie Govan, Joe Bonnamassa, Steve Stevens, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Repeating Licks, G minor, Dorian mode, Minor Pentatonic, Blues Scale, Bending, Vibrato, Legato, Double Stops
  • Laid Back Grooves - Hybrid Picking Etude

    by Diego Budicin

    A great bluesy exercise made to work on your intention and timing while using hybrid picking!

    Tags: Hybrid Picking, Legato, Hammer On, Pull Off, Timing, Feel, Guthrie Govan, Andy Timmons, Nick Johnston, Double Stop, Dynamics, Legato
  • Classic Blues Licks: Easy to Advanced

    by Guido Bungenstock

    6 Great Blues Licks that every guitar player should know

    Tags: robben ford, bb king, larry carlton, steve Lukather, Neal Schon, Jeff Beck, Guthrie Govan, Joe Bonnamassa, Steve Stevens, Repeating Licks, A blues, A pentatonic minor, A mixolydian
  • Jam School: Blues As A Tool

    by Kristofer Dahl

    Ever wished learning new licks wasn't so time consuming? - Imagine you could turn that trusty blues lick you learned when starting out - into something fresh sounding and new.

    Tags: rake, raking, blues lick, jamming, improvisation, fusion, A Pentatonic minor, A dominant arpeggio, D minor pentatonic
  • Modern Blues Licks

    by Chris Harrington

    This medley takes in some of my favourite modern blues guitarists. Those who have taken from what came before and thrown it in the melting pot with other modern approaches

    Tags: Eric Gales, Joe Bonamassa, John Mayer, Derek Trucks, Lil Wayne, Marcus King, Nick Johnston, Robben Ford, Chris Harrington, Sonny Landreth, blues, rock, slide, legato, bends, A blues, E blues, A dorian, A major, blues licks, blues jam, soloing, licks, bending, vibrato, blues scale, shuffle, soulful ballad, blues rock, I IV V
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Golden Oldies

  • Modern Minor Blues Patterns

    by Janos Kallai

    This lesson is about modern blues patterns, and soloing.

    Tags: A dorian, A pentatonic minor, Blues licks, Modern Blues paterns, Blues Rock, Fusion, jazz blues, blues fusion, chromatic, passing notes, groove,
  • Blues Power #1

    by Mate Nagy

    Some blues improvisational concepts and cool licks

    Tags: Tibor Tátrai, Blues Improvisation, improvisational, concepts, rock, blues, bluesy, solo, F# blues, phrases, double stops, Pentatonic minor, bending, bends
  • Doug Aldrich Blues

    by Mate Nagy

    Various bluesy and country style licks.

    Tags: blues phrasing, alternate picking, legato, Gb blues, blues feeling phrasing, Whitesnake, Reb Beach, Steve Vai, bluesy, lead, leads, bends, slides, vibrato, pull offs
  • Robben Ford Style

    by Jonathan Burgos

    Today we are seeing a bit of blues in the style of Robben Ford, one of the best contemporary blues guitarists.

    Tags: blues solo, phrasing, bending, vibrato, legato, slide, alternate picking, B major, B minor, B mixolydian, blues licks, combining major and minor pentatonics
  • Modern Blues in G minor

    by Laszlo Boross

    We will learn a progression and a solo in modern blues style.

    Tags: Blues chords, phrasing, slides, bends, hammer on, pul off, arpeggio, vibratos, legato, bending, blues licks, minor blues, 12 bars blues
  • Crying Guitar - Lead for Beginners

    by Adrian Figallo

    A starting point for beginners wanting to play rock leads

    Tags: feeling, E major pentatonic, emotional, blues solo, slow, beginner, bending, vibrato, melodic solo, phrases, phrasing, articulation, lead techniques
  • Angry Blues

    by Ivan Milenkovic

    12 bar blues solo with lots of aggressive playing and array of different techniques.

    Tags: 12 bars blues, blues licks, A blues, Alternate Picking, Economy Picking, Legato, Bending, Vibrato, Double Stops, Raking, blues, solo, angry, fast passages
  • Robben Ford Blues Soloing

    by Stephane Lucarelli

    Blues soloing lesson in the style of Robben Ford.

    Tags: G blues, G pentatonic minor, G pentatonic major, G minor add6, blues licks, 12 bars blues, phrases, call & response, bending, following the chords
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