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There’s nothing wrong with the standard 12 bar blues progression. In fact, it’s the very place you should start your blues journey. But, once you have that down pat, what’s next?
Here’s a suggestion: Try to use well-placed licks to lead yourself into the next chord in the progression. It is called “lead” playing for a reason. We’ll get deep on this very idea in this lesson to try to stop abrupt chord changes dead in their tracks.
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Ever wonder how guys like Bukka White were able to get such a big sound out of just one guitar? When I was first introduced to these players, I was amazed at the aggression and attack that they brought to the acoustic blues. After breaking down a few YouTube videos by these two, I’m convinced […]
This lesson is all about the groove. We’ll cover a funky and super rhythmic groove centered around an A7 sound.
In this lesson, we’ll continue the three part series on how to practice guitar for results. We’ll take a look at the third component of a solid practice routine: application. This is where you get to put your area of focus to the test.
This lesson is a continuation on how to practice for results. In this video, we’ll look at the second phase of a solid practice routine: the focus area. In this part of your practice time, you should spend some highly focused time working on one single concept. Strip away all distractions and let’s get focused.
Do this and you’ll impress yourself with the progress you can make.
In this lesson, we kick off a mini-course on one of the most asked about topics on BGI: Practice.
How to practice? How long should I practice? What should I practice? Stick with me through this series and learn the answers to each of those questions and more.