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.
It’s time to get familiar with the C Scale. Doing so will ensure you are able to play songs that are in the Key of C. Once again, it is a simple scale that doesn’t take much work at first, but the key is to memorize it and play it at comfortable speeds.
Lesson 4 – Moving the Blues Scale Learning scales is always imparitive no matter what instrument you are playing, and that remains true for the guitar as well. Once you mastered the blues scale, you can work on moving the blues scale up and down the guitar. A great exercise any musician should learn. Don’t miss […]
After becoming a master of the piano from Making Music’s Just Play Piano series Making Music is now embarking on a new journey with you: Just Play Guitar.
It adds another important step on your way to learning piano, and you can see in the video how imperative left hand rhythm can be.
Lesson 3 in our Just Play Piano series is all about teaching you arpeggios and chord changes. You need to remember how to do chords from Lesson 2, but once you have that lesson down you will be ready to master this one. Watch the video and add one more skill to your repertoire.