How to Create a Blues Solo

Instructor
Jonny May
Workshop
Level 2
Level 3
6

Dive into blues soloing with this comprehensive course.  Learn 4 left hand accompaniments, slides, turns, rolls, upper/lower positions, Pentatonic lines, big crunchy chords, and more.

Course Objectives
  • Learn the 12-Bar Blues Form & Chords
  • Explore 4 Left Hand Accompaniment Techniques
  • Master Upper & Lower Position Soloing with 8ths & Triplets
  • Discover 2 Slides & 3 Turns
  • Learn 4 On-The-Beat Rolls & 2 Off-The-Beat Rolls
  • Explore Pentatonic Improv & Big Crunchy Chords
Learning Focus
  • Basslines
  • Groove
  • Improvisation
  • Riffs

Course Lessons

2
How to Create a Blues Solo – Lesson 2
07:20

Easy Shuffle, Syncopated Chords, 4-On-The-Floor, Medium Shuffle 2

3
How to Create a Blues Solo – Lesson 3
10:05

C Blues Scale, Low Position, Upper Position

4
How to Create a Blues Solo – Lesson 4
10:13

Octave Soloing, Triplets & 8th Notes

5
How to Create a Blues Solo – Lesson 5
09:06

Downslides, Upslides, Turns 1, 2, & 3, Combined Approaches

6
How to Create a Blues Solo – Lesson 6
16:03

On-The-Beat Rolls 1, 2, 3, & 4; Off-The-Beat Rolls 1 & 2; Connecting Rolls 3 & 4; Pentatonic Sound, Big Crunchy Chords

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