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How To Play Blues Guitar: Jump Blues

In today’s lesson I want to show you the cool blues riff you’ve just heard!

It’s played at a fairly brisk tempo and it’s got that “jump blues” kind of feeling.

I’m going to show you the secret behind that sweet fluid sound - hammer ons and pull offs, also known as “slurs.”

Ready for the lesson?

Lets go:

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How To Play Blues Guitar: Greasy Double Stops

There's no better way to add grease to the groove than a couple of double stops! Add some spice with this pretty common Blues feature, and enjoy that greasy bluesy sound that is still so popular!

Here’s what I did:

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How to Play Blues Guitar: “Going Down”

If you want to play blues like a boss, then you need to know the Three Kings.

That would be Freddie, Albert and B.B King. (No relation to each other.)

Players don’t come more legendary than those three kings.

In fact, they are the inspiration behind the well-known legends like Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jeff Beck.

So it makes sense that us mere mortals check ‘em out as well, right?

I think so too, which is why in this video, I’d like to show you a Freddie King riff played with a rock attitude.

It’s a fun riff that’s great for a blues jam, and it’ll demand the respect of your friends and bandmates...

If you’re into high octane rock, you gotta check out the Satriani rendition below:

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