Acoustic Blues Guitar Lessons
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Acoustic Blues Guitar Lessons

Learn to Play the Acoustic Blues in the style of great Bluesmen such as Robert Johnson, Big Bill Broonzy, and others
4.6 (18 ratings)
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Created by Daniele Pacchini
Last updated 1/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 4.5 hours on-demand video
  • 68 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Play Acoustic Blues Shuffle in every key
  • Play the most used chords and rhythmic variations in Delta Blues
  • Train the independence between the right hand's fingers to play fingerstyle guitar
  • Play in Open tunings with the slide
  • Use all the learnt techniques to play the most famous acoustic blues classics
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Requirements
  • Acoustic Guitar
  • Pick, Thumb Pick, Slide
  • Passion for Blues Music
Description

Let's learn how to play acoustic blues guitar in the style of the greatest Bluesmen like Robert Johnson, Big Bill Broonzy, Son House and many others. This course will show you how to play the most important styles of acoustic blues guitar.

The course will show you, in all its sections, how to play acoustic blues through several accompaniment techniques with pick but above all with fingerpicking with and without thumb pick. The course target is to reveal all the secrets and tricks of the 12-bar blues.

Following the lectures will be very easy as every exercise is presented with a central angle view at first and later right hand and left hand views will be shown together with the structures and diagrams for the accords; moreover the exercises will be shown at different speeds and music sheets are synchronized with the lesson.

Once you'll have acquired all the techniques, learning to play the most famous acoustic blues songs will be so much easier: a dedicated section for this purpose is included in the course, with 6 great classics from the acoustic blues repertoire.

The course is addressed to people who can already play guitar and want to know and master acoustic blues in the right way.

Contents and Overview

The course includes 100 HD video lectures with related music scores in pdf, for a total length of more than 4 hours. These lectures are divided into 5 sections:

  • Acoustic blues shuffle
  • Delta blues
  • Slide
  • Fingerstyle
  • Songs

In this final section you will put into practice the knowledge acquired in the previous ones.

A complete method to learn acoustic blues

  • 0% theory, 100% practice
  • HD Video and Audio
  • Central Angle View
  • Right Hand and Left Hand
  • Repetition of lessons at different speeds
  • Structures and diagrams for the accords
  • Sheet synchronized with the lesson
  • Music Scores Pdf download
Who is the target audience?
  • The course is addressed to people who can already play guitar
  • The course is NOT for Guitar beginners
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Curriculum For This Course
101 Lectures
04:38:29
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Introdution to the Course
1 Lecture 01:13
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ACOUSTIC SHUFFLE
23 Lectures 01:11:16

In this lecture you will learn the most common E7 12 bar blues played with Shuffle accompaniment

Intro Acoustic Shuffle + E7 Shuffle 1
02:39

In this lecture you will learn a common variation of E7 12 bar blues played with Shuffle accompaniment

E7 Shuffle 2
02:12

In this lecture you will learn a common variation of E7 12 bar blues played with Shuffle accompaniment and the use of Hammer On

E7 Shuffle 3
02:13

In this lecture you will learn another variation of E7 12 bar blues played with Shuffle accompaniment and the use of Hammer On

E7 Shuffle 4
01:54

In this lecture you will learn a type of E7 12 bar blues accompaniment played in a Stevie Ray Vaughan style

E7 Shuffle 5
01:50

E7 Shuffle 6
02:39

In this lecture you will found many classics Turnarounds to be used in the last two bars of the E7 12 bar blues

E7 Shuffle Turnaround
08:07

In this lecture you'll learn a E7 12 bar blues played with chromatic basses which link the chords

E7 Shuffle Bass
02:10

Here you will find a complete E7 12 bar blues with Intro, two chorus with turnaround and ending

E7 Shuffle Complete
04:24

In this lecture you will learn the most common A7 12 bar blues played with Shuffle accompaniment

Preview 02:36

In this lecture you will learn a common variation of A7 12 bar blues played with Shuffle accompaniment

A7 Shuffle 2
02:29

In this lecture you will learn a common variation of A7 12 bar blues played with Shuffle accompaniment and the use of Hammer On

A7 Shuffle 3
02:23

In this lecture you will learn another variation of A7 12 bar blues played with Shuffle accompaniment and the use of Hammer On

A7 Shuffle 4
02:24

In this lecture you will learn a type of A7 12 bar blues accompaniment played in a Stevie Ray Vaughan style

A7 Shuffle 5
01:58

In this lecture you will found many classics Turnarounds to be used in the last two bars of the A7 12 bar blues

A7 Shuffle Turnaround
04:45

In this lecture you'll learn a A7 12 bar blues played with chromatic basses which link the chords

A7 Shuffle Bass
02:11

Here you will find a complete E7 12 bar blues with Intro, two chorus with turnaround and ending

A7 Shuffle Complete
04:39

In this lecture you will learn a C7 12 bar blues where you won't use the first position

C7 Shuffle 1
02:30

In this lecture you will learn a G7 12 bar blues where you won't use the first position

G7 Shuffle 1
02:34

In this lecture you will learn another G7 12 bar blues where you won't use the first position
G7 Shuffle 2
02:28

Here you will find a complete G7 12 bar blues with Intro, two chorus with turnaround e and ending
G7 Shuffle Complete
04:48

In this lecture you will learn a D7 12 bar blues where you won't use the first position

D7 Shuffle 1
02:37

Here you will find a complete D7 12 bar blues with Intro, two chorus with turnaround e and ending

D7 Shuffle Complete
04:46
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DELTA BLUES
16 Lectures 45:49

In this lecture you will learn the most common rhythmics and voicings of E7 in Delta Blues style

E7 Delta 1
03:46

In this lecture you will learn another common rhythmic with the same voicings of E7 in Delta Blues style

E7 Delta 2
02:44

In this lecture you will learn another common rhythmic with the same voicings of E7 in Delta Blues style

Preview 02:11

In this lecture you will learn another common rhythmic with the same voicings of E7 in Delta Blues style
E7 Delta 4
02:15

In this lecture you will learn another common rhythmic with the same voicings of E7 in Delta Blues style
E7 Delta 5
03:39

In this lecture you will learn the most common rhythmics and voicings of A7 in Delta Blues style

A7 Delta 1
03:32

In this lecture you will learn another common rhythmic with the same voicings of A7 in Delta Blues style

A7 Delta 2
03:30

In this lecture you will learn another common rhythmic with the same voicings of A7 in Delta Blues style

A7 Delta 3
02:29

In this lecture you will learn another common rhythmic with the same voicings of A7 in Delta Blues style
A7 Delta 4
03:29

In this lecture you will learn the most common rhythmics and voicings of B7 in Delta Blues style
B7 Delta
01:43

In this lecture you will learn the most common rhythmics and voicings of C7 in Delta Blues style

C7 Delta
01:44

In this lecture you will learn the most common rhythmics and voicings of D7 in Delta Blues style

D7 Delta 1
02:29

In this lecture you will learn another common rhythmic with the same voicings of D7 in Delta Blues style

D7 Delta 2
02:38

In this lecture you will learn the most common rhythmics and voicings of D7 in Delta Blues style

G7 Delta
00:59

In this lecture you will learn a complete E7 12 bar blues with the most common rhythmics and voicings of Delta Blues style
E7 Delta 12 Bar Blues
04:13

In this lecture you will learn a complete A7 12 bar blues with the most common rhythmics and voicings of Delta Blues style

A7 Delta 12 Bar Blues
04:28
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SLIDE GUITAR
17 Lectures 36:16
Intro Slide
00:16

In this lecture you will learn the G open Tuning

G Open Tuning
00:39

In this lecture you will learn a simple G 12 bar blues in G open tuning with slide

G Slide 1
02:07

In this lecture you will learn another G 12 bar blues in G open tuning with slide

G Slide 2
02:03

In this lecture you will learn another G 12 bar blues in G open tuning with slide
Preview 01:52

In this lecture you will learn another G 12 bar blues in G open tuning with slide
G Slide 4
02:08

In this lecture you will learn another G 12 bar blues in G open tuning with slide

G Slide 5
02:00

In this lecture you will learn another G 12 bar blues in G open tuning with slide
G Slide 6
01:59

In this lecture you will found many classics Turnarounds to be used in the last two bars of the G7 12 bar blues in G open tuning with slide

G Slide Turnaround
03:49

Here you will find a complete G7 12 bar blues in G open tuning with Intro, two chorus with turnaround and ending
G Slide Complete
03:49

In this lecture you will learn the D open Tuning

D Open Tuning
00:32

In this lecture you will learn a simple D 12 bar blues in D open tuning with slide

D Slide 1
02:07

In this lecture you will learn another D 12 bar blues in D open tuning with slide

D Slide 2
02:07

In this lecture you will learn another D 12 bar blues in D open tuning with slide
D Slide 3
01:52

In this lecture you will learn another D 12 bar blues in D open tuning with slide
D Slide 4
01:58

In this lecture you will found many classics Turnarounds to be used in the last two bars of the D7 12 bar blues in D open tuning with slide
D Slide Turnaround
03:07

Here you will find a complete D7 12 bar blues in D open tuning with Intro, two chorus with turnaround and ending

D Slide Complete
03:51
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FINGERSTYLE
10 Lectures 37:36

In this lecture you will study to improve the independence between the thumb and the other fingers which play the C major chord in different rhythmic combinations

INTRO FINGERSTYLE + C Major Rhythm Fingerstyle Exercises
10:55

In this lecture you will study to improve the independence between the thumb and the other fingers which play the G major chord in different rhythmic combinations

G Rhythm Fingerstyle Exercises
10:38

In this lecture you will study a typical progression in key of C Major with chords played in Downbeat 2/Upbeat 3

C Fingerstyle Progression Downbeat 2 / Upbeat 3
03:26

In this lecture you will study a typical progression in key of C Major with chords played in Upbeat 1 /Downbeat 3
C Fingerstyle Progression Upbeat 1/ Downbeat 3
03:25

In this lecture you will learn a E7 12 bar blues played with Fingerstyle accompaniment

Fingerstyle E Blues 1
01:28

In this lecture you will learn another E7 12 bar blues played with Fingerstyle accompaniment

Fingerstyle E Blues 2
01:33

In this lecture you will learn another E7 12 bar blues played with Fingerstyle accompaniment
Fingerstyle E Blues 3
01:34

In this lecture you will learn a G7 12 bar blues played with Fingerstyle accompaniment

Fingerstyle G Blues 1
01:33

In this lecture you will learn another G7 12 bar blues played with Fingerstyle accompaniment

Fingerstyle G Blues 2
01:33

In this lecture you will learn a C major progression played with Fingerstyle accompaniment

Preview 01:31
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SONGS
34 Lectures 01:26:19

One of the most famous great classics of Robert Johnson in the original version

Preview 02:45

In this lecture you will learn the Introduction of Me and the Devil Blues in the original version of Robert Johnson

Preview 01:37

In this lecture you will learn the first Chorus of Me and the Devil Blues in the original version of Robert Johnson
Me And Devil Blues Chorus 1
02:09

In this lecture you will learn the other Chorus of Me and the Devil Blues in the original version of Robert Johnson

Me And Devil Blues Chorus 2
02:09

In this lecture you will learn the Ending of Me and the Devil Blues in the original version of Robert Johnson
Me And Devil Blues Ending
00:34

One of the most famous great classics of Bo Diddley played in the version of Eric Clapton's MTV Unplugged

Before you Accuse Me Complete
04:12

In this lecture you will learn the Introduction of Before you Accuse Me in the version of Eric Clapton's MTV Unplugged

Before You Accuse Me intro
01:29

In this lecture you will learn the first chorus of Before you Accuse Me in the version of Eric Clapton's MTV Unplugged
Before You Accuse Me Chorus 1
03:50

In this lecture you will learn the second chorus of Before you Accuse Me in the version of Eric Clapton's MTV Unplugged


Before You Accuse Me Chorus 2
03:57

In this lecture you will learn the third chorus of Before you Accuse Me in the version of Eric Clapton's MTV Unplugged


Before You Accuse Me Chorus 3
03:56

In this lecture you will learn the first solo of Before you Accuse Me in the version of Eric Clapton's MTV Unplugged


Before You Accuse Me Solo 1
04:04

In this lecture you will learn the fourth chorus of Before you Accuse Me in the version of Eric Clapton's MTV Unplugged


Before You Accuse Me Chorus 4
04:03

In this lecture you will learn the fifth chorus of Before you Accuse Me in the version of Eric Clapton's MTV Unplugged


Before You Accuse Me Chorus 5
04:08

In this lecture you will learn the second solo and the ending of Before you Accuse Me in the version of Eric Clapton's MTV Unplugged


Before You Accuse Me Solo 2 + Ending
03:59

One of the most famous great classics of Son House in the original version

Death Letter Complete + G open Tuning
02:33

In this lecture you will learn the first Riff of Death Letter in the original version of Son House

Death Letter Riff 1
02:01

In this lecture you will learn the second Riff of Death Letter in the original version of Son House
Death Letter Riff 2
01:42

In this lecture you will learn the Riff in C major chord of Death Letter in the original version of Son House
Death Letter IV°
00:37

In this lecture you will learn the Riff in D major chord and return to C major of Death Letter in the original version of Son House


Death Letter V° to IV°
00:25

In this lecture you will learn the Riff in C major chord of Death Letter in the original version of Son House


Death Letter Chorus
04:03

In this lecture you will learn the ending of Death Letter in the original version of Son House

Death Letter Ending
00:48

One of the most famous great classics of Mississippi John Hurt l in the original version

Make Me a Pallet on Your Floor Complete
01:18

In this lecture you will learn the bass of Make a Pallet on your floor in the original version of Mississippi John Hurt

Make Me a Pallet on Your Floor Bass
02:57

In this lecture you will learn the chorus of Make a Pallet on your floor in the original version of Mississippi John Hurt
Make Me a Pallet on Your Floor Chorus
03:01

In this lecture you will learn the ending of Make a Pallet on your floor in the original version of Mississippi John Hurt

Make Me a Pallet on Your Floor Ending
00:39

One of the most famous great classics of Big Bill Broonzy the original version

Key To The Highway Complete
02:35

In this lecture you will learn the Introduction of Key To the Highway in the Big Bill Broonzy original version of Big Bill Broonzy

Key To The Highway Intro
01:29

In this lecture you will learn the first chorus of Key To the Highway in the original version of Big Bill Broonzy

Key To The Highway Chorus 1
02:39

In this lecture you will learn the solo of Key To the Highway in the original version of Big Bill Broonzy

Key To The Highway Solo
02:43

In this lecture you will learn the ending of Key To the Highway in the original version of Big Bill Broonzy
Key To The Highway Ending
02:33

One of the most famous great classics of Big Bill Broonzy played in the version of Eric Clapton's MTV Unplugged

Hey Hey Complete
03:33

In this lecture you will learn the main riff of Hey Hey in the version of Eric Clapton's MTV Unplugged
Hey Hey Riff
02:28

In this lecture you will learn the verse of Hey Hey in the version of Eric Clapton's MTV Unplugged
Hey Hey Verse
02:34

In this lecture you will learn the ending of Hey Hey in the version of Eric Clapton's MTV Unplugged

Hey Hey Ending
02:49
About the Instructor
Daniele Pacchini
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189 Students
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Guitar Teacher

I've worked as guitar teacher for more than 10 years; i've studied both classical guitar and jazz guitar at music university and i graduated in jazz with top mark; i've played with live bands and as a session man in recording studios for almost 15 years.

I work both with acoustic and electric guitar and i like studying lots of music styles (Blues, Jazz, Rock, Pop, Funk etc.)