This is the first video in the Blues Guitar Quick-Start Series. Learning how to play the blues well is a very valuable skill to have as a guitarist. This is because the blues can be applied to so many different styles of music.
The goal of this series is to give you a solid foundation in the things you need to know to get started playing rhythm blues guitar and lead blues guitar. This first video will get you started and the remaining lessons will cover topics like: the standard 12-bar blues progression, dominant 7th chords, blues riffs, the blues scale, how to choose your notes in the blues scale, turnaround blues licks, and how to interject blues licks into your blues riffs.
These blues guitar lessons are for guitarists that are interested in learning the most important things to lay a solid foundation in both blues rhythm guitar and blues lead guitar. It doesn’t matter if you are focusing on acoustic guitar or electric guitar. The lessons here apply equally to both.
You will learn about the standard 12-bar blues progression, dominant 7th chords, blues riffs, blues scale shapes, how the blues scale is made, how to choose your notes in the blues scale, blues phrasing, how to interject blues licks into your blues riffs, and more.