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This video teaches you this pattern in three chords so that you can use it with the 12-bar blues. You can use this pattern in blues songs, swing, country and even some pop songs.
If you want to get into playing the piano, it’s a good idea to get a basic understanding of how the instrument works. Before you even sit down at the piano bench, or sign up for lessons, educating yourself about the instrument gives you a base to start from, and may even help you decide if it’s the right choice of instrument for you.
I’m here to give you some secret formulas for playing chords and you don’t need to know ANYTHING about music except the notes on the piano which I’ve included below and a short lesson on half steps.
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.
If you want to play jazz, you need to know the 12-bar blues! It’s how many musicians actually improvise when it comes to blues as well.