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Most Popular Blues Tutorials
Major and Minor Lead Within a Solo
In this set of lessons, Ry Kihn will teaching you how to play major and minor pentatonic scales in a solo. Ry will introduce you to the tutorial, then examine major pentatonic...
Blues Orchestration Series 1
In this tutorial series of lessons we are going to learn a new way to play a Blues type arrangement involving orchestrating for solo guitar. This involves combining a bassline...
E Blues Rhythm & Lead: Series 1
In this tutorial we are going to learn how to alternate between playing a basic blues rhythm riff & lead fill.
Basic Blues Licks
In this tutorial we will learn some basic standard blues licks that use the following characteristics of blues lead playing: A minor pentatonic scale (with the flat 5th "blue...
12 Bar Blues: Dominant 7th Chords
12 Bar Blues Form
The First Law of the Blues is the 12 Bar Blues Form. By the end of this tutorial you should understand what the 12 Bar Blues Form is and be able to play a simple example of this...
Here you can learn some blues improvisation concepts to create your own style of improvisation. You can also expand your knowledge using some easy to professional level examples...
Acoustic Fingerstyle Blues, Step-by-Step
Jorma Kaukonen started here. Taj Mahal, and Keb' Mo' too, plus dozens of other acoustic blues masters. Even if you're new to fingerpicking, this tutorial will walk you...
Blues Improvisation on an Open A Chord
B Blues Rhythm & Lead Series 4
In this tutorial we will learn to play a basic 12 bar blues in B major in an early rock and roll style that combines and alternates between power chords and basic, beginner lead...
Blues "In the Style of" Licks
In this tutorial of 15 lessons, Ill be teaching you numerous blues licks that are "in the style of" the players that have been my favorites and inspired me over the years. Each...
G Blues Rhythm & Lead Series 3
In this tutorial we will learn to play a basic 12 bar blues in G major in an early rock and roll style that combines and alternates between power chords and basic, beginner lead...
Advanced Blues Licks
This ten lesson series will first introduce the Mixolydian mode and show you how to play it over blues chord changes. Then we will take eight lessons to teach you licks using this...
12 Bar Blues In All 12 Keys
In this tutorial I've created a 12 bar blues backing track in every key and at two tempos (80 BPM and 120 BPM). I play each blues with a different rhythm guitar and lead guitar...
"Bad Blues" will give you some ideas on how to play blues in a rubato style - without real timing. This gives you freedom to play blues with full expression and dynamics. I'll...
In this tutorial you'll learn to play a minor blues with some rock elements, and you'll learn to play dynamically by using specific sound settings and playing techniques to create...
16 Bar Blues
Often, we hear of the 12 Bar Blues. But blues doesn't have to be 12 bars or measures! It can be any number of bars or measures that you want. In this tutorial we will learn...
Sequences and Practice Techniques
The use of sequences are a great way to better your technique and heighten your skill as a blues soloist. In this tutorial, we are going to show you a variety of different ways...
E Blues Rhythm & Lead: Series 2
By the end of this tutorial, you should be able to play a basic 12 bar blues using simple open chords and combine it with simple lead fills by alternating between the rhythm...
Blues Improvisation: Basic Lick
This tutorial introduces a blues lick, with slowed down versions, examples over I, IV & V chords, a look at the blue note and comes with a backing track.
Blues Orchestration Series 2
In this tutorial series of lessons we are going to learn a new way to play a Blues type arrangement involving orchestrating for solo guitar.
Frugal Blues Soloing
Who says you can't play a tasty blues solo using only a few notes? In this tutorial you'll learn how to create a blues solo using only a few notes on one or two strings. We'll...
Spiced up Blues Turnarounds
In this tutorial, I will show you five ways of spicing up a standard blues turnaround. Learn them, adapt them and make them your own.
Soulful R&B Series 1
In this tutorial, we will learn to play some soulful R&B (Rhytm & Blues) guitar style rhythm parts & lead licks in a major key. This style is rooted strongly in blues and jazz,...