Guitar Lessons

Jazz Blues Lessons


  • Two Fingers 12 Bar Blues

    by Javier Aviles

    Blues rhythm VI - II - V - I - in the key of A7. For beginner acoustic players.

    Tags: simplified, beginner friendly, easy fingering, simple chords, two strings only, jazz blues, acoustic
  • Jazz Blues

    by Guido Bungenstock

    Jazz Blues example with various phrasing techniques

    Tags: Repeating Licks, Blues, jazz, Steve Ray Vaughn, Jimi Hendrix, G Major
  • All Bluesy Solo

    by Chris Shofner

    George Benson meets James Burton.

    Tags: George benson, james burton, all blues, hollow body, 335, G major, G pentatonic major, triple stops, chord melody, miles davis, hybrid picking, 9/8
  • Larry Carlton Acoustic Style

    by Javier Aviles

    A song in the style of acoustic Larry Carlton.

    Tags: acoustic guitar, blues, jazz fusion, hybrid picking, G minor, blues phrasing, jazz phrasing, jazz chords, chords, voicings, comping, rhythm & melody, blues rhythm, acoustic jazz, improvisation
  • 10 Jazz Blues Turnarounds

    by Guido Bungenstock

    10 Great Jazz Blues Turnarounds in a I, VI, II, V chord progression

    Tags: jazz, blues, chords, turnarounds, turnaround, C Major, chord progression, blues chords, blues progression, major 7th chords, minor 7th chords, dominant chords, rhythm, comping, arranging, jazz chords, jazz progression
  • Shuffle Hustle

    by Chris Harrington

    Rhythmic divisions when soloing, Bluesy/Fusion up-tempo shuffle.

    Tags: fusion, blues, hendrix, sweep, legato, bends, mixolydian, SRV, Stevie Ray Vaughan, D mixolydian, D Pentatonic Minor, D blues, chromatic notes, passing notes, fusion licks, legato, Rhythmic divisions, timing, odd rhythmic groupings, syncopation
  • Drop 3 Chords

    by Stephane Lucarelli

    We are going to talk about dominant 7 chords & inversions and apply them to a basic Blues progression.

    Tags: drop, chords, inversion, dominant chord, 7 chords, drop 3, blues progression, G blues, G mixolydian, chord voicings, comping, 12 bars blues, dominant, fingerpicking, fingerstyle
  • Mixolydian & Triads

    by Stephane Lucarelli

    Spice up your phrasing with the mixolydian mode and the related diatonic triads and get between Blues and Fusion.

    Tags: triad, mixolydian mode, phrasing, triads, mode, diatonic triads, G mixolydian, G blues scale, G pentatonic minor, phrasing, jazz phrasing, modes, modal phrasing, improvisation, soloing concepts
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Golden Oldies

  • Interval Series - Tritone with Dom7 Chords

    by Pedja Simovic

    This lesson demonstrates usage of Tritone with Dominant 7th chords.

    Tags: Dominant chords, Tritone, Augmented 4th, Diminished 5th, double stops, harmonic intervals, comping, blues, blues chords
  • Jazzy Blues Phrasing

    by Piotr Kaczor

    We'll focus on phrasing, a very important thing which gives flavour to our playing. To build phrases we are going to use vibrato, glissando, arpeggios, full and micro bends, dynamic picking.

    Tags: vibrato, glissando, arpeggios, full and micro bends, dynamic picking, Bb major, Bb major pentatonic, phrases, jazz blues licks
  • Jazz Blues Solo

    by Stephane Lucarelli

    Here's a Jazz Blues solo for you to learn with some typical bebop phrasing!

    Tags: Jazz solo, bebop phrasing, Blues Jazz, blues phrasing, improvisation, bebop, Bb Mixolydian, Bb Major, Eb Mixolydian, Bb blues, Bb pentatonic minor
  • Blues Jazz Improvisation in A

    by Marius Pop

    Learn how to improvise over a standard blues song.

    Tags: A Blues, blues licks, blues groove, Improvisation, jazz fusion licks, chromatic, mixolydian, A pentatonic minor, 12 bars blues, blues improvisation, strumming, dominant chords
  • Swingy Solo

    by Kuba Szafran

    Swingy groovy solo in A minor containing some cool blues pentatonic shapes and few faster runs.

    Tags: swing, groove, groovy, pentatonic blues solo, alternate picking, A blues pentatonic, A dorian mode, E phrygian dominant, phrases, fast runs, blues licks
  • Jazz Comping (Jazz/Blues)

    by Ramiro Delforte

    In this lesson we will explore the world of the Jazz Comping.

    Tags: Bb blues, dominant arpeggios, 12 bars blues, chord progression, harmony, comping, jazz rhythm, jazz groove, jazz chords, chords, traditional jazz, jazz standard,
  • Sinisa & Alter Ego Band

    by Sinisa Cekic

    Have you ever wondered how an orchestra consisting of you + yourself would sound?!

    Tags: C major, C blues, slide, acoustic, fingerpicking, swing jazz, blues, Jazz Blues, two guitars, double stops, rhythm, phrasing, chords, groove, fingerstyle, picking, downpicking
  • Jazz Notes 6: Expanding the Blues

    by Jerry Arcidiacono

    A jazzy solo using the "Bird's Blues" chord progression.

    Tags: charlie parker, blues, bird's blues, Chord changes, Blues progression, Diatonic phrasing, improvisation, following the chords, jazz licks, phrasing
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