Home Cooked Blues
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Learn and practice F blues scale. Improve left hand / right hand co-ordination and right hand speed.
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We show you a new left hand pattern and some right hand ideas that you can use when playing this great B.B. King song. Notice how the right hand plays A minor scale licks though the song is in key of A.
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Learn more blues improv wih Saint James Infirmary as we play in a minor scale. Also, tips on playing with a singer and using common tones. Intermediate level.
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This is a continuation of Saint James Infirmary- Part 1 with an emphasis on solo playing. Includes a 3 minute solo of this song for further study and blues improv ideas. Intermediate level.
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Among other things, we find that we can play a major pentatonic scale over a minor progression. Intermediate level.
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We lay down the basic definition of a tritone and offer ideas how to practice this interval that belongs in every keyboard player's arsenal.
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I IV V blues progression in key of C. Left hand comps tritones. Right hand plays blues scale.
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We use the tritone in a simple I IV V blues progression. Left hand comps tritones. Right hand plays blues riffs and runs.
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We create a simple rock ballad using the 5 tones of the A major pentatonic scale. Then we change the A major penatonic scale to an A minor pentatonic and riff on that.
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Learn a walking bass used in rock, boogie woogie and gospel.
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This boogie - rock lick has been around for decades. It has two parts, and every boogie woogie - rock player uses some variation of this lick. Includes a short rock-boogie song at the end of the lesson where the lick is used.