Robert Johnson Style

Our first turnaround we are going to take a look at is in the style of Robert Johnson. Playing in the key of Bb, we will use several musical elements to accomplish this sound. This includes chromaticism, peddling, and counterpoint. The fingering for this turnaround may be a little tricky at first, so try and break it down part by part to get it up to speed. We will break down the turnaround and than have you play it slowly with the backing track. If you need help with this, use the looping tool below the video. Lastly, we will play the turnaround at the end of 12 Bar Blues in Bb. Let's check it out!

Anders Mouridsen
Instructor Anders Mouridsen
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