Playing Blues Guitar Riffs Like Your Idols

Playing Blues Guitar Riffs Like Your Idols

Playing Blues Guitar Licks Is Fun And Easy

Have you ever had daydreams about one of your blues idols sitting down with you in your own house where you are comfortable and playing one of your favourite¬†tunes of theirs. Surely you must have been inspired by some great performances by Eric Clapton and B.B King amongst others. Start living your day dreams. Soon you will be playing all the spectacular “licks” right off the top of your head.

If you want to learn blues guitar you must first be able to play basic guitar. It is a requirement to at the least know how to hold and play the guitar know a few chords, scales and melodies and to understand a bit about blues music. If you don’t then this is where you should start your journey.

In this age of the internet browsing to participate is as easy as pointing and clicking to find out almost anything. I wouldn’t be surprised if there was a page out there showing you how to build a space ship. When I find it I will let you know. There is no excuse for not knowing about playing blues style guitar. Back in the good old days the only access of discovering this genre music on guitar would have been to buy and listen to albums of your idols, over and over, until you are able master their art yourself.

Playing Blues Guitar

To begin with you need an acoustic or electric, which by the way, can be picked up fairly cheaply on eBay or the like. The theory is simple and not difficult to play once you have understood it.

Once you have your instrument you need to go online to memorise the basics, the rhythm, the scales and the tempo. A basic knowledge of some simple chords such as D, A, E and so forth and being able hear the nuances of guitarists you want to play like as each individual has there own quirk and style.

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Knowledge of Chords and Tabs is important in learning guitar especially if you want to play some solos. Other techniques you want to learn are string hammer ons, vibrato and the slides. Don’t forget appegios and modes.

Learning guitar can be one of the most enjoyable experiences you can ever have. There are a few thoughts in life which can really be satisfying. Blues styles of playing the guitar happens to be one of them and can become entrenched deep in ones soul. Simply grabbing your axe and listening to yourself grow as a blues guitarist is enough to spur you on to greater heights. learning this style of music can be rewarding and an unforgettable experience.

Heres A Great Free Lesson Performed In a Minor Key Of Bm. Some Blues Is Written In Major Keys But You Can Still Play The Minor Pentatonic Over A Major Chord Generally A 7th Chord

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Being a musician from a young age I began singing at the age of five. I have been a live performer for about thirty years and have played in many bands from covers bands to original ensembles. At twenty I began to write a lot of my own songs and still do today and have written about two hundred works.

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