G Blues Improvisation 1

Instructor
Jonny May
Course
Level 2
8

Learn how to improvise blues in the key of G. You’ll learn the blues chords, the 12-bar blues form, 3 left hand shuffle accompaniments, the G blues scale, and how to improvise using 8th notes, triplets, lower position & upper position lines, slides, harmonized lines, patterns, licks, and runs.

Course Objectives
  • Learn the G blues chords & 12 Bar Blues Form
  • Discover 3 left hand accompaniments, including the Charleston, 4-On-The-Floor, & 8th-note shuffle
  • Learn the G blues scale and exercises to master it
  • Explore improv techniques like 8ths, triplets, lower & upper position soloing, & slides
  • Master licks, riffs, & runs
  • Learn the 3 line building guidelines to create interesting lines
Learning Focus
  • Basslines
  • Exercises
  • Improvisation
  • Riffs
  • Scales

Course Lessons

1
G Blues Improv 1 – Lesson 1
06:14

Smart Sheet Features, Blues Chords, & 12-Bar Blues Form

2
G Blues Improv 1 – Lesson 2
07:15

Charleston, 4-On-The-Floor, & 8th Note Blues Shuffle

3
G Blues Improv 1 – Lesson 3
07:19

G Blues Scale, 8th note exercises, & how to create lines

4
G Blues Improv 1 – Lesson 4
07:21

Triplet exercises & creatine lines

5
G Blues Improv 1 – Lesson 5
09:07

Slides, slide exercises, & lower & upper position soloing

6
G Blues Improv 1 – Lesson 6
04:59

Harmonized 8ths & slides

7
G Blues Improv 1 – Lesson 7
03:29

Blues licks & riffs

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