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A back-to-basics approach to crafting a 12-bar solo.

Beginner

Beginner

• Learn the basic elements of a 12-bar blues.

• Understand the essential techniques that go into a well-crafted solo.

• Develop a deeper appreciation for the playing of B.B. King, Muddy Waters, and Michael Bloomfield.

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