In the last lesson on soloing with intervals we studied Dorian3rd intervals and began to look at how to incorporate them into Blues solos, riffs and improvisations. This two part series is featured in an extended version and with a whole range of other Blues guitar lessons in 30 Days to Better More >
Acoustic blues chords are an important part of learning blues guitar and learning to use them is a skill that improves accompanying skills and soloing techniques.
Although the chords in this article can be applied to jazz, electric blues, and even rock, I have used them in acoustic blues examples More >
Blues rhythm guitar is often put on the back seat as most players tend to focus lead guitar playing which is cool, but for me there’s just as much fun to be had in laying down a good groove which is what this lesson is about.
Chances are that if you have been playing the guitar for a couple of More >
BB King licks are an essential part of developing a well rounded blues language.
In this article I have written out 5 BB King licks that showcase BB’s signature slow blues guitar style by demonstrating the techniques he’s known for such as raking, vibrato, the BB box and jazz guitar arpeggios.
Each More >
The lessons on this website tend to focus on the technical aspects of guitar playing such as comping, soloing, and repertoire, but sometimes there’s just no substitute for jamming along to some great blues guitar riffs.
In today’s lesson I will be counting down my personal top 5 blues guitar riffs More >
In today’s article I will explain how to use jazz blues chord substitutions so that you can develop your harmonic pallet as a jazz or blues guitarist and expand your chordal and comping chops. The blues is an important ingredient of jazz music, and it’s one of the guitarist’s favorite forms to comp More >