Learn to play guitar In the style of Joe Bonamassa
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Learn to play guitar In the style of Joe Bonamassa

Learn Blues Rock guitar techniques, licks, and soloing strategies inspired by Joe Bonamassa - with jam tracks
4.8 (7 ratings)
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44 students enrolled
Created by Geoff Sinker
Last updated 10/2019
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 articles
  • 26 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Play guitar in the style of Joe Bonamassa
  • Have more confidence playing lead guitar when soloing and jamming
  • Gain an increased knowldge of lead guitar, soloing, and improvisation.
  • Learn to solo using modes, arpeggios, and how to play over a blues style chord change
Requirements
  • Basic beginner lead guitar knowledge
Description

Learn to play guitar in the style of one of the most  influential rock blues guitarists of all time. Joe Bonamassa's brilliant playing  has influenced countless guitarists all over the world. He is truly one of the greats, and we can all be inspired and empowered through his  playing. 

In these lessons you will learn all kinds of techniques, devices,  scales, and approaches to soloing in the style of Joe Bonamassa. His style of  play focuses on passion and energy blending the Blues with classic rock.

Other key elements in his style include trademark pentatonic picking patterns, long  sustained bends with vibrato,  repeated rhythmic  motiffs, and melodically simple but rhythmically complex phrases. And we  go over it all in these in depth lessons. Bonamassa’s unique style blends  blues, rock, jazz fusion, music together. 

Now you can learn to play all kinds of techniques, riffs, scales,  and approaches to soloing in the style of Joe Bonamassa.

This course is taught by Skype Guitar Lessons Online instructor Geoff Sinker and  contains in-depth video lessons. These total over 1.5 hours of  pure step-by-step, move-by-move instruction you can pause and easily  follow along with our on-screen tablature. You also get 5 great jam  tracks in the style of Joe Bonamassa. These are the  exact same tracks that we utilize throughout the video lessons.  

We break all the licks, riffs, and techniques down into digestible  pieces and demonstrate them at slow and regular speeds. Then we  demonstrate and teach you how to practice and apply them over the  included jam track. And all the lessons feature on-screen tablature and  close-ups of the fret and pick hands with multiple camera angles to make  it easy to follow along.    

Throughout these lessons you will learn:

-Great selection of licks in the Bonamassa style.

-How to approach each link and utilizee in your own playing.

-How to a selection of riffs played by Joe Bonamassa.

-Bonamassa’s trademark licks,  pentatonic picking patterns,  repeated rhythmic motifs, and melodically simple but  rhythmically complex phrases.

-All about scale CHOICES and soloing OPTIONS, so you can easily see what’s behind what your playing.

-Learn everything in its proper musical context by APPLYING it in a  musical context by jamming over custom made backing track that coincides  with the lesson.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to learn blues rock guitar in the style of Joe Bonamassa
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about lead guitar, soloing , & improvising, licks & techniques
  • Anyone wanting to improve their overall soloing and playing abilities as well as increase their lick vocabulary all over the neck
Course content
Expand all 30 lectures 01:54:19
+ Introduction
2 lectures 06:10
The History Behind Joe Bonamassa
03:20
+ Scales Used By Joe Bonamassa
5 lectures 21:16
Major Pentatonic Scale
03:15
Combining Major & Minor Pentatonic Scales
04:31
Dorian Mode
04:41
Mixolydian Mode
02:54
+ Classic Joe Bonamassa Riffs
4 lectures 14:41

Learn how to play the main guitar riff from the song Mountain Climbing from the Blues of Desperation,  the twelfth studio album by  Joe Bonamassa. It was released on March 25, 2016.

Mountain Climbing Riff
03:54

Learn how to play the main guitar riff from Just Got Paid. This song is a huge favorite for Joe when he plays live. Halfway through a performance he will normally switch to playing Dazed And Confused by Led Zeppelin or even Still Of The Night by Whitesnake.


The song was originally written by ZZ top.

Just Got Paid Main Riff
04:53

Learn how to play the main riff from the song Song Blue & Evil from the Black Rock album by Joe Bonamassa. It was recorded at Black Rock Studios in the Greek island of Santorini and it was released worldwide on March 23, 2010

Blue And Evil Riff
04:06

Learn how to play the main guitar riff from the song Lonesome Road Blues from  The Ballad of John Henry, the seventh studio album by  Joe Bonamassa. It was released on 24 February 2009

Lonesome Road Blues Riff
01:48
+ Licks In The Style Of Joe Bonamassa
11 lectures 18:03
Lick #1
01:26
Lick #2
03:05
Lick #3
01:35
Lick #4
01:10
Lick #5
01:08
Lick #6
01:29
Lick #7
02:13
Lick #8
01:52
Lick #9
01:34
Lick #10
01:23
Lick #11
01:08
+ Using The Licks
2 lectures 11:28
Using Major & Minor Pentatonics
03:31
+ Backing Tracks
5 lectures 32:39
Midnight Blues Style Backing Track
06:48
Melodic Uptempo Bues Backing Track in Am
04:28
Blues Shuffle Backing Track In G
05:57
Sloe Gin Backing Track
10:23
Joe Bonamassa Rock Style Backing Track
05:03