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Instructor
John Proulx
Course
Advanced
01:40:40

In this course, we’ll learn how to play a traditional minor blues.

We’ll master the chord progression, stride pattern, chord extensions & substitutions, scales for improv, an original melody, accompaniment patterns, and a variety of essential solo techniques.

Course Objectives
  • Learn the traditional minor blues chord progression
  • Master chord extensions & substitutions
  • Discover different melodies to use on this progression
  • Practice the stride pattern
  • Review various soloing techniques and scales for improv
Learning Focus
  • Accompanying
  • Basslines
  • Chords
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Loads to keep working on
Great fun John, I learnt a lot here. L/h comping chords were great
John Proulx is a fantastic teacher!
This course is clear and gradually gets more and more challenging, but with practice, it all works!
challenging and enjoyable
stride is particularly challenging
Great course and also challenging!
I love how this course took a step-by-step approach, guiding me through the various elements of the traditional minor blues. From the basic chord voicings to more advanced improvisation techniques, John provided detailed instruction and practical exercises to reinforce the learning process!
Featured Reviews

View PWJ member reviews of this course!

Loads to keep working on
Great fun John, I learnt a lot here. L/h comping chords were great
John Proulx is a fantastic teacher!
This course is clear and gradually gets more and more challenging, but with practice, it all works!
challenging and enjoyable
stride is particularly challenging
Great course and also challenging!
I love how this course took a step-by-step approach, guiding me through the various elements of the traditional minor blues. From the basic chord voicings to more advanced improvisation techniques, John provided detailed instruction and practical exercises to reinforce the learning process!
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