Udemy Blues Guitar Lessons Volume 2 Slow Blues Essentials TUTORiAL
Master the expressive, soulful art of slow blues guitar playing.
In this series of lessons, taught by top UK session guitarist, Bobby Harrison, we’re going to be focusing on soloing over a slow blues.
You’ve probably heard this kind of playing if you’re familiar with songs such as "Red House","Texas Flood", "How Blue Can You Get", "Be Careful With A Fool", "The Sky Is Crying”, "Five Long Years”…the list goes on.
Slow blues is an extremely expressive form of blues, since it allows for a lot of freedom in terms of phrasing and dynamics.
Since the blues is an improvisational form of music, it’s harder to teach than some other styles. For generations, blues musicians have picked up licks and soloing ideas from other players, so feel free to use the ideas presented here in your own solos. Eventually, like the generations of blues guitarists before you, you’ll make them your own.
As Bobby mentioned in Blues Guitar Lessons - Volume 1, in order to play blues, you need to be able to hear blues and in order to hear it, you need to listen to a lot of it. The ingredients are pretty straight forward in terms of the scales and chords used, but there’s so much more to this form of music in terms of feel, taste, phrasing and expression.
Again, put together a play list of your favourite blues songs and listen to it as often as you can to really internalise the style.
Udemy Guitar Lessons The Modal System Modes Essentials TUTORiAL
Open up a new realm of musical creativity by learning the 7 most commonly used modes in modern music.
If the concept of Modes seems like a mystery to you, this series of lessons, taught by top UK Session guitarists, Bobby Harrison and Nick Radcliffe, will give you a deep understanding of the modal system. If you already know the major scale, there’s a strong chance you may have already been using some of its modes without even knowing it.
You might have heard the names: Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian and Locrian. If not, you will certainly have heard their sounds on many popular songs. These are the modes of the major scale and although there are other more exotic modes from other scales, these seven are the most commonly used in modern music.
Learning how to use the modal system will open up a whole new realm of musical creativity.
Over the following lessons, Nick and Bobby break down the theory and applications of the Modal System step by step, giving you plenty of demo solos to inspire you, encouraging you to play along with the 7 backing tracks and come up with your own ideas. Later, Bobby and Nick show you how to incorporate pentatonic scales into your modal playing, giving you even more possibilities when soloing.
Udemy JAZZ MASTERCLASS: Step-by-Step Learning Boogie Woogie TUTORiAL
Learn to play Boogie Woogie in an organized step-by-step fashion.
This Boogie Woogie course presents 14 steps to master. Take each step and completely master it before going to the next step.
This course covers basic knowledge of the blues form, boogie boogie accompaniments, soloing and groove.
You will need some basic piano skills and a fundamental knowledge of theory. Most importantly . . . you will need a disciplined desire to master each step. It is also recommended that you extensively listen to boogie boogie pianists and be very familiar with the style. Below are the steps covered in this course:
Learning Boogie Woogie
by Martan Mann
Step #1: Explanation of the 12-Bar Blues.
Udemy Acoustic Blues Guitar Lessons TUTORiAL
Learn to Play the Acoustic Blues in the style of great Bluesmen such as Robert Johnson, Big Bill Broonzy, and others
Let's learn how to play acoustic blues guitar in the style of the greatest Bluesmen like Robert Johnson, Big Bill Broonzy, Son House and many others. This course will show you how to play the most important styles of acoustic blues guitar.
The course will show you, in all its sections, how to play acoustic blues through several accompaniment techniques with pick but above all with fingerpicking with and without thumb pick. The course target is to reveal all the secrets and tricks of the 12-bar blues.
Following the lectures will be very easy as every exercise is presented with a central angle view at first and later right hand and left hand views will be shown together with the structures and diagrams for the accords; moreover the exercises will be shown at different speeds and music sheets are synchronized with the lesson.
Once you'll have acquired all the techniques, learning to play the most famous acoustic blues songs will be so much easier: a dedicated section for this purpose is included in the course, with 6 great classics from the acoustic blues repertoire.
The course is addressed to people who can already play guitar and want to know and master acoustic blues in the right way.
Contents and Overview
The course includes 100 HD video lectures with related music scores in pdf, for a total length of more than 4 hours. These lectures are divided into 5 sections:
Acoustic blues shuffle
In this final section you will put into practice the knowledge acquired in the previous ones.
A complete method to learn acoustic blues
0% theory, 100% practice
HD Video and Audio
Central Angle View
Right Hand and Left Hand
Repetition of lessons at different speeds
Structures and diagrams for the accords
Sheet synchronized with the lesson
Music Scores Pdf download
TrueFire Hands On Guitar: Beyond Beginner TUTORiAL
You already know how to tune a guitar. You already know several open position chords and maybe a couple of moveable barre chord shapes. You know a few strumming or picking patterns, can keep fairly good time, and have a small handful of easy songs under your belt. You can even play a few single note lines and licks. But you just can’t seem to take your playing to the next level…
Welcome to the club! Everyone who has ever picked up the guitar has been exactly where you are. Crossing that bridge between beginner and intermediate player is one of the biggest challenges we face as guitarists. There’s plenty of beginning guitar instruction and plenty of intermediate guitar instruction available, but there’s almost nothing that bridges the gap between them. That’s why Susan Mazer’s Beyond Beginner is your express ticket, over that bridge, to the bountiful and very musical world of intermediate guitar!
Susan has organized the Beyond Beginner course into eight sections, Each section contains a series of lessons focused on an essential skill you’ll need to cross your bridge to go beyond beginner…
"I’m going to help you develop the eight essential skills you’ll need to go beyond beginner. You’ll expand your open chord vocabulary to the 25 chords needed to play thousands of songs. You’ll learn how to use chord substitutions, extensions and embellishments. We’ll work on movable barre chord forms so you can play any of your tunes all over the neck. You’ll learn 30 strumming and picking patterns so that you can choose the perfect groove for any song. I’ll show you how to incorporate bass lines and slash chords in your playing. You’ll learn how to hold your own in any blues jam. You’ll learn how to solo a little and play a few single line fills. And finally, I’ll teach you how to play songs in any key to best match the singer.”
Your first stop on Susan’s bullet train will populate your chord vocabulary with all of the chords that you hear being played in your favorite songs but just haven't found on your fretboard yet. You’ll learn how form the Major 7th, Minor 7th and Dominant 7th chords that are so popular across almost every genre of music.
You second stop introduces you to those cool Sus4, Sus2, Add9 and 6th chords that all of your favorite singer-songwriters use all of the time. You’ll also learn how to use embellishments like hammer-ons and pull-offs while strumming chords to add even more interest to your rhythm playing.
All aboard and onto your third stop where Susan passes on the fretboard magic of moveable barre chords — your gateway to using the entire neck of the guitar for both rhythm playing and soloing. Even if you already play a few moveable barre chords, tune in here for more insight!
Learning 30 new strumming and picking patterns is next: 10 strumming patterns in 4/4 time, 10 strumming patterns in 3/4 time and 10 finger-picking patterns in 4/4 time. You’ll never be at a loss again to come up with an appropriate rhythm guitar part with these 30 patterns at you fingertips.
Next stop, Slash chords and Bass lines. Susan will show you how to incorporate slash chords and bass lines in your playing to create more textures and movement in your rhythm guitar parts.
Grab your electric guitar for the next stop as you learn to play and jam on the blues (although you can use electric or acoustic for any of the lessons and skills being taught in this course). The 12-bar blues is probably the most frequently played progression in contemporary music. Susan will show you a few different ways to play rhythm guitar parts for the 12-bar blues and also give you the tools to play it in any key.
Just two stops to go! On this stop, its time to start playing a little lead guitar. Susan shows you how to solo using movable and sliding major and minor pentatonic scales — the most important scales in popular music. You’ll also learn to add a few riffs to your rhythm playing.
On the last stop across the bridge, Susan ices the cake of your new musicality with a series of lessons focused on identifying keys and tonal centers, and how to approach changing keys to best match the singer’s voice, whether that’s you or the singer in your band.
You’ll play your way through the course, applying all of the skills as soon as you learn them by working with the playalongs and jam tracks that Susan prepared for the course. Susan also includes lots of charts and diagrams, and many of the examples will also be tabbed and notated, plus you’ll also get all of the rhythm tracks to work with on your own.
Grab your guitar and hop aboard, you’re headed way beyond beginner guitar!
JTC Aynsley Lister's 20 Blues Breaking Licks
Aynsley Lister returns to bring you 20 blues breaking licks that will enhance and inspire your Blues solos! Learning and mastering these highly dynamic and expressive licks will give you all the essential tools you'll need to jam out the Blues like a pro!
These 20 creative Blues licks feature plenty of effortless string bends, classic blues 'call and response' and smooth vocal-like phrasing, vibrato/slides, double stops and bucket loads of passion!
Theory-wise you'll find Aynsley uses the Blues, Dorian, Aeolian, Harmonic minor and Chromatic scales to add style and finesse to his melodic approach. You'll also stumble across some interesting arpeggio ideas, ways to break free of the standard 'blues box' and plenty of the 'ambiguous minor/major vibe' that so many Blues players have come to know and love!
We've also included 5 lick backing tracks each with varying levels of intensity so you'll have a wide scope for jamming out different soloing ideas. Once you've nailed all 20 licks we have compiled each of the 5 backings to create a full jam track where you can cut loose and implement all the soloing ideas you've picked up from studying the licks!
As ever, we have included everything you need to practise and perfect the material in this package. There are video and audio tracks for you to watch/listen and study, accurately transcribed TAB/notation for you to analyse and master as well as backing tracks for you to practise every lick to, and jam out your own solos! We've even included some text notes to help you really get these parts down!
Voyetra Teach Me Blues Guitar
Learn to play blues-style guitar with Teach Me Blues Guitar from Voyetra. This simple method uses video clips, animation, and voice-overs to make learning fast, fun, and easy. Play classic blues riffs, solos, and songs in no time. The self-paced course lets you begin with concepts and basic theory or skip right to the lessons. A video overview introduces you to each phase of the course. Each level focuses on particular chords and techniques, which are described by your instructor, written in text passages, and demonstrated by video clips. You don't have to read music to play guitar. Clear and simple illustrations, diagrams, and charts show you exactly where to place your fingers.
At the end of each section, take the chords and techniques you've just learned and put them to work by playing the included classic-rock songs, complete with chord charts, tablature, music notation, and an onscreen backing band. Music glossary animations covering melody, harmony, rhythm, and notation are linked to the songs and lessons to help you learn the music easily. Watch the notes appear on the guitar neck as you play along with the songs. Full MIDI control lets you adjust the mix, loop particular sections, and change the tempo so you can learn the part slowly. Choose from four different views of the neck and find the one that works for you, including a special view for