This video will show you a really fun and simple blues riff that you can do with your right hand. You can use this riff between phrases in your songs to give them more of an authentic bluesy feel.
In the last blues lesson (12-bar blues), you learned how to play the 12-bar blues in the key of F, using simplified 2-note chords. You also learned easy right-hand patterns using three of the six tones in the blues scale ( F, Eb and Ab). It’s time to take it to the next step and learn to improvise with the 12-bar blues.
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They’re all simple enough, but still take some work to nail them down perfectly. Watch the video to learn the blues guitar techniques Todd Hobin demonstrates and then leave some comments below about your progress
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