Robert Belfour’s Mississippi Hill Country blues style is captivating and downright mean sounding. In this lesson, we’ll cover a few of the elements of his sound including a crazy low guitar tuning.
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 […]
Other Lessons in this Series Introduction to Open D Tuning (Plus Some Strumming) Country Blues Lick in Open D Country Blues Pickin’ for the G Chord in Open D Picking for the A Chord in Open D Upgrade Your Membership to Access the Premium Lessons
Almost everything that we want to learn on guitar can be stripped down to it’s core elements and built from the ground up. In the last several Tuesday Blues lessons, we’ve worked really hard on building a solid base of slide guitar skills and this lesson will bring them all together. Before we get into […]
Open tunings just beg for a slide, so we’ll work in a few licks that take you into and out of the IV chord section of a 12 bar blues progression in Open G.
There’s just something about playing slide that screams blues. Sure you hear slide in different types of music from country to pop, but to my ears, nothing embodies the blues like a sweet slide lick. In this lesson, we’ll continue our study of a 12 bar blues piece in open g tuning by fleshing out the […]