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Beyond Blues

Beyond Blues: Major/Minor Slight-of-Hand

October 8, 2012
True pros can be identified by how well their ideas sit in the groove and the quality of their melodic statements.
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Beyond Blues: Beck's Blues - The Early Years

September 5, 2012
Understand the fundamental elements of Jeff Beck’s style.
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Beyond Blues: Diminished Capacity

August 10, 2012
I’ve always been a fan of Robben Ford, Larry Carlton, and more recently, Matt Schofield. Influenced by the jazz language, they will use more complex ideas but don’t sound brainy doing it.
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Beyond Blues: Chicago Blues Primer

July 9, 2012
Chops: Intermediate Theory: Beginner Lesson Overview: • Understand the essential elements of Chicago blues. • Learn how to properly back up a harmonica player. • Create “looping” phrases that
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Blues Basics: Saying More With Less

July 3, 2012
You can make a huge impact when soloing—for both the audience and yourself—when you break down the solo and use fewer notes.
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Beyond Blues: Minor Blues Boot Camp

June 8, 2012
Several simple techniques you can use to create more tension and interest in your comping.
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Beyond Blues: The Soulful Otis Rush

May 11, 2012
Learn licks in the style of Chicago blues master Otis Rush.
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Beyond Blues: Harmonic Blues Moves

April 6, 2012
Learn how to use inversions to create motion in your comping.
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Beyond Blues: The Blues Phrasebook

March 9, 2012
Chops: Beginner Theory: Beginner Lesson Overview: • Learn what not to do over a turnaround. Ever. • Create licks in the style of the three Kings. • Understand how
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Beyond Blues: Roots Rock Primer

February 10, 2012
A few Americana-influenced blues licks that you will be able to get under your fingers quickly and use on the next Tuesday night blues jam.
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