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Blues Rhythm Lessons

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  • Albert King Style

    by Javier Aviles

    A song in the style of Albert King

    Tags: Albert King, C mixolydian, C blues scale, blues licks, The Velvet Bulldozer, classic blues, riffs, Pentatonic minor, bending, vibrato, power chords
    Difficulty3
  • Elmore James Style

    by Javier Aviles

    A song in the style of Elmore James, blues guitarist.

    Tags: Elmore James, slide, bottleneck, D blues, D mixolydian, Dust my Broom, Open D, Mississippi Blues, Chicago blues, double stops
    Difficulty4
  • Blues Turnarounds

    by Chris Harrington

    If you've ever wanted to know what those cool rundowns and riffs are at the end of a 12 bar this lesson is just what you need!

    Tags: blues, blues turnarounds, John Lee Hooker, Elmore James, E blues, chords, rhythm, hybrid picking, strumming, open string pedal note, blues delta, downpicking
    Difficulty4
  • John Lee Hooker Style

    by Javier Aviles

    A song in the style of John Lee Hooker.

    Tags: john lee hooker, blues, delta blues, E blues, E mixolydian, 12/8, blues in E, blues rhythm, hybrid picking, chords, blues riff, riffing, sixths, blues licks, double stops, bending, open string lick, free rhythm, slide phrase, slide pentatonic phrase
    Difficulty3
  • Slow Blues Triads

    by Javier Aviles

    A chord sequence of twelve bars: VI, II, V I

    Tags: chords, chord voicing, C blues, dominant triad, dominant chords, inversions, voicing, finger picking, blues comping, blues rhythm, arranging, arrangement, improvisation
    Difficulty3
  • Buddy Guy Rhythm Style

    by Javier Aviles

    Here I teach you how to play a song in the style of Buddy Guy.

    Tags: rhythm & blues, riff, C blues, C pentatonic minor, dominant chords, C7, blues rhythm, alternate picking, chords, blues groove, riffing, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Chicago blues
    Difficulty3
  • Muddy Waters Style Blues Rhythm

    by Javier Aviles

    Based in the old style MUDDY WATERS I created a song.

    Tags: blues rhythm, hybrid picking, mississippi, delta, G Mixolidyan, G pentatonic minor, G blues, hybrid picking, alternate picking, groove, riff, riffing, chords, timing, comping
    Difficulty3
  • Big Bill Bluesy

    by Chris Harrington

    Come with me back to the acoustic roots of the blues with this Big Bill Broonzy inspired piece.

    Tags: blues rhythm, fingerstyle, acoustic, E blues, fingerpicking, dominant chords, dominant triads, blues progression, groove, acoustic blues
    Difficulty5
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Golden Oldies

  • SRV - Stevie Ray Vaughan

    by Muris Varajic

    SRV "raking" style, 12 bars blues progression, bends/ double bends, and left hand muting

    Tags: A blues, raking style, 12 bars blues progression, bends, double bends, left hand muting, A minor pentatonic, A major pentatonic, raking, bending, double stops, comping, blues groove, triplets, shuffle, Kenny Wayne Sheppherd
    Difficulty5
  • Blues Licks 3

    by Gabriel Leopardi

    I composed this solo for GMC students in order to incorporate the Steve Ray Vaughan style in your playing and his most important influences (Buddy Guy, Jimi Hendrix. etc). We are going to focus on his rhythm guitar work and his chord melody style.

    Tags: chord melody, Steve Ray Vaughan, double stops, Buddy Guy, Jimi Hendrix, dominant arpeggios, blues scale, slides, sliding, blues phrasing, blues rhythm, comping, strumming, vibrato
    Difficulty4
  • Blues Groove Library - Part 1

    by Ivan Milenkovic

    Basic shuffled rhythms that are essential for all guitar players in general. Contains 10 classic blues shuffled rhythms, several turnaround patterns, shuffled rhythm practice and left hand muting.

    Tags: blues medley, shuffle, basic, left hand muting, E dorian, E blues, power chords, blues comping, blues grooves, turnarounds, blues shuffled rhythm, left hand muting
    Difficulty3
  • Texas Blues Rock Shuffle (SRV)

    by Stephane Lucarelli

    Want to improve your rhythm playing? Here is a blues/rock rhythm lesson with a shuffle feel in the key of A minor, pretty much influenced by Stevie Ray Vaughan!

    Tags: A minor pentatonic, Blues shuffle, rhythm, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Texas Blues, cold shot, muting techniques, strumming, double stops, syncopated shuffle rhythm, comping
    Difficulty3
  • SRV Style Rhythm

    by Laszlo Boross

    We will learn a simple rhythm in the style of Stevie Ray Vaughan.

    Tags: E blues, Texas shuffle, blues rhythm, riff, walking bass, bends, hammer ons, pull offs, comping, groove, 12 bars blues, Stevie Ray Vaughan, blues licks, open strings licks
    Difficulty3
  • Slow Blues

    by Alberto Catasso

    Learn how to play a 12/8 slow blues. Rhythm lesson.

    Tags: blues rhythm, 12/8 , A blues, 12 bars blues, comping, chords, dominant chords, double stops, picking, triplet feel, slide, sixths
    Difficulty4
  • Blues Groove Library Part 2

    by Ivan Milenkovic

    In this play-along lesson we are going to cover some great blues riffs and rhythmic figures in the key of A and on the shuffled 12 bar blues!

    Tags: blues rhythm, shuffle, 12 bar, cool blues grooves, rhythm technique, left hand muting, slide licks, comping, riffs, blues riffs, chords, double stops, A blues
    Difficulty4
  • Old School Blues - Rhythm & Slide

    by Ivan Milenkovic

    An early form of blues but not the beginning of the blues.

    Tags: E blues, E dorian, E minor, Chicago electric blues style, Rhythm intro, Slide licks & riffs, blues rhythm, chords, strumming, blues licks, double stops
    Difficulty4
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