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
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  • Lectures 100
  • Length 4.5 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2016 English

Course 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

What are the requirements?

  • Acoustic Guitar
  • Pick, Thumb Pick, Slide
  • Passion for Blues Music

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

What is the target audience?

  • The course is addressed to people who can already play guitar
  • The course is NOT for Guitar beginners

What you get with this course?

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Curriculum

Introdution to the Course
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01:13
Section 1: ACOUSTIC SHUFFLE
02:39

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

02:12

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

02:13

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

01:54

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

01:50

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

08:07

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

02:10

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

04:24

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

02:36

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

02:29

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

02:23

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

02:24

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

01:58

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

04:45

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

02:11

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

04:39

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

02:30

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

02:34

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

02:28
In this lecture you will learn another G7 12 bar blues where you won't use the first position
04:48
Here you will find a complete G7 12 bar blues with Intro, two chorus with turnaround e and ending
02:37

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

04:46

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

Section 2: DELTA BLUES
03:46

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

02:44

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

02:11

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

02:15
In this lecture you will learn another common rhythmic with the same voicings of E7 in Delta Blues style
03:39
In this lecture you will learn another common rhythmic with the same voicings of E7 in Delta Blues style
03:32

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

03:30

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

02:29

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

03:29
In this lecture you will learn another common rhythmic with the same voicings of A7 in Delta Blues style
01:43
In this lecture you will learn the most common rhythmics and voicings of B7 in Delta Blues style
01:44

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

02:29

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

02:38

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

00:59

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

04:13
In this lecture you will learn a complete E7 12 bar blues with the most common rhythmics and voicings of Delta Blues style
04:28

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

Section 3: SLIDE GUITAR
Intro Slide
00:16
00:39

In this lecture you will learn the G open Tuning

02:07

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

02:03

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

01:52
In this lecture you will learn another G 12 bar blues in G open tuning with slide
02:08
In this lecture you will learn another G 12 bar blues in G open tuning with slide
02:00

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

01:59
In this lecture you will learn another G 12 bar blues in G open tuning with slide
03:49

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

03:49
Here you will find a complete G7 12 bar blues in G open tuning with Intro, two chorus with turnaround and ending
00:32

In this lecture you will learn the D open Tuning

02:07

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

02:07

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

01:52
In this lecture you will learn another D 12 bar blues in D open tuning with slide
01:58
In this lecture you will learn another D 12 bar blues in D open tuning with slide
03:07
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
03:51

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

Section 4: FINGERSTYLE
10:55

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

10:38

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

03:26

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

03:25
In this lecture you will study a typical progression in key of C Major with chords played in Upbeat 1 /Downbeat 3
01:28

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

01:33

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

01:34
In this lecture you will learn another E7 12 bar blues played with Fingerstyle accompaniment
01:33

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

01:33

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

01:31

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

Section 5: SONGS
02:45

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

01:37

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

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

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

00:34
In this lecture you will learn the Ending of Me and the Devil Blues in the original version of Robert Johnson
04:12

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

01:29

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

03:50
In this lecture you will learn the first chorus of Before you Accuse Me in the version of Eric Clapton's MTV Unplugged
03:57

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


03:56

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


04:04

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


04:03

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


04:08

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


03:59

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


02:33

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

02:01

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

01:42
In this lecture you will learn the second Riff of Death Letter in the original version of Son House
00:37
In this lecture you will learn the Riff in C major chord of Death Letter in the original version of Son House
00:25

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


04:03

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


00:48

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

01:18

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

02:57

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

03:01
In this lecture you will learn the chorus of Make a Pallet on your floor in the original version of Mississippi John Hurt
00:39

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

02:35

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

01:29

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

02:39

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

02:43

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

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Instructor Biography

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.)

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