Easy and Blind Boy Fuller aren’t often heard together. But, this little gem of a lick from the E minor Pentatonic scale is actually pretty easy to learn. In this lesson, we’ll break down one of the key licks from “You Got to Have Your Dollar”.
This is a sample lesson from one of BGI’s premium courses called “Sandpiper Stomp”. In this lesson, we’ll take a look at how to construct the A Blues Scale and where it lies on the neck.
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.
In this lesson, we’ll take what we learned in Tuesday Blues lesson 26 & 27 about constructing major chords and apply it to minor chords.
With one small tweak to the major chord formula, we end up with a minor chord. Changing just one note of a chord can have dramatic results.
In this lesson, we’ll walk through the E Blues Scale in a musical sense. Then, we’ll take the scale formula and apply it to the fretboard.
Be sure to pick up the tab for the practice guide that will get your fingers playing the scale in several positions on the neck.
This lesson is a sample taken from the BGI Premium Course, Morning Cup. In Morning Cup, we build a country blues alternating bass tune beat-by-beat.
Check out Exercise 3 and 4 taken directly from the Premium Course to help you improve your alternating bass skills.
When you need to shake things up a bit, consider tweaking your standard 12 bar blues progression. In this lesson, we’ll take a surprising turn in the final four bars of a 12 bar patter.
Lesson 69 is a sample from the premium BGI course called Back Porch Blues. In this lesson, you’ll pick up a few exercises designed to help you develop independence among the thumb and fingers on your picking hand.
Knowing how to get to the root note of a scale is incredibly important for improvising. In this lesson, we’ll take a look at a series of licks that really bring out the root note. Listen for the stable sound of the root note played over the bass. That sweet sound is what we’re after in this lesson.
Learn how to connect Pentatonic Box 1 to the two adjacent patterns with two simple moves.