Guitar Lessons

Blues Rhythm Lessons

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  • Basic Rock Guitar: Blues Shuffle

    by Guido Bungenstock

    A simple blues shuffle with a modern sound

    Tags: beginner electric, beginner blues, blues rhythm, turnaround, E blues, triplets, downstrokes, easy fingering, 12 bar blues, 12 bar, easy turnaround
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Delta Thing

    by Gerardo Siere

    Short blues piece in with continuous bass in the style of old Delta Blues.

    Tags: Delta Blues, Fingerstyle, double stops, rhythm, groove, grooving, fingerpicked blues, 12 bars blues, tunraround, dominant, dominant chords
  • SRV Chordal Licks

    by Lale Nikic

    Lesson in the style of Stevie Ray Vaughan, 12 bar blues with some very cool rhythmic but lead licks too.

    Tags: stevie ray vaughan, blues rhythm, dominant chords, 12 bars blues, blues licks, strumming, comping, rhythmic, lead licks, D blues, D pentatonic minor, chords, blues chords
  • John Mayer Style Funk Blues

    by Denes Nagy

    In this lesson I'll show you a rhythm in the style of John Mayer.

    Tags: Stevie Ray Vaughan, SRV, E blues, Funk Blues, dominant chords, 7th, strumming, groove, rhythm, rhythm patterns, alternate picking, funky
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