Blues Guitar Lessons: Play Like the Greats - All Levels
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Blues Guitar Lessons: Play Like the Greats - All Levels

Blues Guitar lessons covering major blues styles and guitar greats. Top guitar instructor teaches blues guitar.
2.9 (4 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
58 students enrolled
Created by Stetson Rylee
Last updated 11/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • This course will give you a complete grounding in the most legendary blues guitar finger picking styles.
  • You will learn the foundations and fundamentals of electric blues guitar to create your own style.
  • You will learn how to incorporate other styles like jazz, country, and rock to create your own style
  • You will learn how to play with feel but also the theory behind blues guitar.
  • You will learn how to solo over common blues chord progressions.
  • You will understand tone, gear, feel, versatility, and stylistic approaches.
  • You will learn techniques from string bending, hammer ons, pull offs, vibrato, legato, and much more.
  • You will learn picking styles like alternative and economy picking
  • You will understand basic theory like intervals, modes, scales, and chords.
  • You will learn to create your own unique sound and licks.
  • You will learn the style of innovative blues players.
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Requirements
  • You will need an electric guitar and some kind of amplifier to play through of your choosing. Some finger picking experience would be very useful, and you should be familiar with standard chord progressions.
Description

Want the very best guitar lessons on the web?

"This course will teach you how to master your fretboard, understand music theory, and most importantly, how to use these tools to craft your own unique sound."

Watch lecture one (free preview) for a course introduction video.

This course is a multiple part, interactive, step-by-step, all HD video course which teaches you everything you need to play with complete confidence and control in any genre of music!

By the end of this course you will know the foundations and fundamentals of electric blues guitar to create your own style. You will learn how to play with feel but also the theory behind blues guitar. We will start from the basics, go over technique, learn the theory, examine the styles from the blues greats. We will go over chords, scales, and modes, especially the ones used in blues. Learn how to incorporate other styles like jazz, country, and rock to create your own style. We will go over common blues chord progressions and solo over them. We will go over tone, gear, feel, versatility, and stylistic approaches. We will go through techniques from string bending, hammer ons, pull offs, vibrato, legato, and much more. We will go through picking styles like alternative and economy picking. We will go through basic theory like intervals, modes, scales, and chords. You will learn to create your own unique sound and licks. We will study innovative blues players.

Practice is essential to success. I genuinely care about your personal success and will be happy to answer any questions via email.

I have been playing and teaching guitar for 10+ years. I was Guitar Center's King of the Blues Southwest district champion meaning I was one of the top twenty competing guitar players picked in the nation. I was also a 3 year store winner in Arizona.

After completing this course, if you wanted, you will have the tools to be a working professional guitarist... Or, you could just be a great guitar player and have a TON of fun. Either way, I personally GUARANTEE you won't find another course as streamlined, simple, and effective as this one. I've spent my whole professional life crafting this unique approach to the guitar, and I stand by it 100%.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course will start from the basics, move on to the intermediate, and then to the advanced rather quickly so some experience is preferred but not absolutely necessary.
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Curriculum For This Course
47 Lectures
02:33:33
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Scales
4 Lectures 16:02
Course Overview
02:15


Combining G Major Scale Patterns
01:54

Learning Intervals: Tones That Make Up The Major Scale
07:33
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Chord Theory
11 Lectures 30:42
G Major Chord
03:00

Theory of Major Chords, Minor Chords, Major 7 Chords, Minor 7 Chords
04:36

G Major & G Minor Chords
01:35

Dominant 7 Chords
01:17

Minor 7 Chords
00:58

Major 7 Chords
01:40

CAGED Technique (C Shape & A Shape)
06:58

G Shape of CAGED Technique
01:28

E Shape of CAGED Technique
02:16

D Shape of CAGED Technique
05:32

CAGED Technique Example
01:22
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Using Modes in Solos
9 Lectures 24:12

How to Solo Using Each of the Modes
06:21

Using Modes in Solo Example (In Key of G)
01:29

Soloing Using Dorian Mode (Over A Minor)
01:27

Soloing Using Phrygian Mode
01:00

Soloing Using Lydian Mode
01:49

Soloing Using Major 5 Mode
01:58

Soloing Using Relative Minor to G Major
01:58

Soloing Using 7th Mode Half Diminished Chord
01:46
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Pentatonics
6 Lectures 18:29
Overview of Pentatonics
01:12


A Minor Pentantonic Scale
02:23

Combining Major and Minor Pentatonics
05:35

Advanced Pentatonics & Basic Soloing over Blues Progression
01:16

Pentatonic with Color Notes
06:20
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Advanced Scales
6 Lectures 11:49
Melodic Minor Scale
02:05

Diminished Scale (Arpeggios)
01:33

Chromatic Scale
00:33

Harmonic Minor Scale
02:38

Whole Tone Scale
01:05

Bebop Scale
03:55
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1-4-5 Blues Chord Progression
5 Lectures 21:00
Overview of 1-4-5 Blues Chord Progression
08:50

Color Notes Over 1-4-5 Chord Progression
00:57

Soloing Over Minor 1-4-5 Chord Progression
01:38

1-4-5 Styling
04:58

Sweep Arpeggios
04:37
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Blues Guitar Techniques
2 Lectures 11:42
Picking Techniques: String Bending, Legato, Pull off/Hammer On, Economy Picking
07:18

Warming Up and Ways to Improve Picking Technique
04:24
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Style
4 Lectures 19:37
2-5-1 Chord Progression
05:51

Blues Licks: Stevie Ray Vaughan, Hendrix, Eric Johnson
04:51

How to Play in the Style of Guitar Greats & Get a Really Good Blues Sound
03:00

Sequences (in a Major Scale)
05:55
About the Instructor
Stetson Rylee
2.9 Average rating
4 Reviews
58 Students
1 Course
Professional Guitar Player

Stetson is a child guitar prodigy. From a very early age, 13, Stetson would play on the street and amass huge crowds. At one time the crowd was so big that a police officer gave him a ticket for public disturbance.
At the age of 17, he won the Southwest division of the King of the Blues Contest and was picked as one of the top 20 Blues guitar players competing across the nation! He went on to be a 3 year store winner in Arizona.
Throughout his 10+ years of guitar experience he has personally trained and coached many other guitar players. He has coached at music stores. He also does one on one Skype sessions.
He is Guitarist and songwriter for The Veragroove. His bands have opened for big names including Alice Cooper and many others.
Overall, he is passionate about music and helping you be the best that you can possibly be.