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Price: $79.00
Prod. Code: B1CD

Six month, home study course with 84 page PDF workbook in tab and notation with over six hours of "Work/Play Along" MP3 audio. 

Explore the building blocks of blues guitar, string bends and blues scale positions in major and minor keys. Get "Out of the box" by connecting all of the blues scale shapes both major and minor to open up the entire fretboard as an instrument of expression. Develop great blues lines and make impressive blues statement without relying on "Finger memory." Build your strength, your ear and your phrasing with great practice tracks in a variety of blues styles.  Master 6 tasteful solos to spur your own creative juices. Includes 53 exercises to build you blues chops.  

Also available 100 minute supplemental Blues Course 1 Video

Recommended for intermediate level players.

LESSON 1 STRING BENDS  Develops "in tune" string bends on every string. Acquire strength for hammers, pulloffs and bends. Develop coordination and your ear.
LESSON 2 BLUES SCALE POSITIONS  Five basic, plus four optional fingerings. Studies include playing the scale around the cycle of 4ths, connecting 1 octave fingerings patterns, and echoing ideas. Practice tracks are in Little Richard's "Lucille" feel.
LESSON 3 BLUES SONGS  Explore solo structuring in three different blues feels. "Call and Response" develops short and refined phrases. "The Work Song", with five different comping and progression possibilities. "On Broadway", a funky, double-timing chop buster.
LESSON 4 BLUES BUILT ON THE RELATIVE MINOR  Combined with the minor blues scale, offers maximum blues possibilities.  Five different positions, connection positions and 1 octave shapes,  country blues sound and a blues " Boogie Woogie" for jamming.
LESSON 5 BLUES SHUFFLE   Popular changes and jazzier blues progressions, intros and solos 1 and 2. Phrases are rehearsed in detail to retain these licks.
LESSON 6 BLUES SHUFFLE   Analyzing solos and solo structure, ending tags and solos 3-6. Countless licks can can be found in these melodic blues solos.

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USB drives save room on your hard drive, you'll avoid losing your download lessons if your computer crashes, and you can play them on different computers! So convenient, load it on any device and take it anywhere in your pocket!! Be sure to keep in a safe place.