Slow Bernie Blues

Instructor
Jonny May
Workshop
Level 3
5

Create the classic slow blues sound with this original tune. “Bernie’s Blues” covers all the essentials to groove in this style with fills, slid notes, and reharmonization.

Course Objectives
  • Learn an original Slow Blues Tune
  • Explore various left hand approaches, from simple to complex
  • Incorporate improvisation using the blues scale
Learning Focus
  • Improvisation
  • Lead Sheets
  • Songs

Course Lessons

1
Slow Blues – Bernie’s Blues – Lesson 1
11:17

Lead Sheet, Melody and Chords

2
Slow Blues – Bernie’s Blues – Lesson 2
10:02

Root Chords, Quarter Note Patterns

3
Slow Blues – Bernie’s Blues – Lesson 3
15:15

Anticipations, Inverted Chords, 3/7 Approaches

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