Blues Shuffle

Below is the lesson for ‘Blues Shuffle’ by Rock Class 101.

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Add some classic blues licks to your repertoire while developing your rhythm playing. This blues piece develops throughout 4 themes, with each theme staying true to the 12 bar blues form. In theme 1, we’ve got some classic blues licks that utilize hammer-ons and pull-offs. Theme 2 harkens back to the bass lines heard in the theme music from “Peter Gunn”/”The Blues Brothers”.

On the contrast, the last two themes break away from being predominantly single note melody driven. These themes are all about taking a blues chord progression and playing the rhythm as a shuffle. In other words, we will be swinging the eighth notes.

Part 1 – Performance & Free Lesson

Part 2 – For Premium Members

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