Play Modern Blues Now

Take your playing to the next level using proven effective methods simplified so you can play amazing modern blues ASAP.
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  • Lectures 35
  • Length 6 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

Play Modern Blues Now is an practical modern blues or “fusion" course taught by Steve Stine, Professor of Modern Guitar Studies at North Dakota State University.

You'll learn everything you need to know to become a complete, well-rounded guitarist who can…

  • Learn techniques and tricks to create sounds you only hear in Fusion Blues
  • Develop your own unique style and signature sound
  • Apply and play almost immediately using Steve Stine's fun and practical approach to teaching guitar.

Start from the blues basics like the 12-bar blues and I-IV-V progression and move on to learn advance tricks and techniques like:

  • Adding the 9th and 6th scale extension to spice up your sound
  • The hybrid and dominant pentatonic scale
  • Shape bending technique and parallel key soloing to add a subtle "kick" to your solos
  • The altered dominant scale and half diminished scale to give your solos an edgy, moody feel
  • Chromatics and arpeggios
  • How to always play with interesting rhythm elements
  • Vocal techniques like slides, bends and vibrato
  • Guitar elements (whammy bar, double stops, open strings, string skipping)
  • and much much more...

If you're an intermediate guitar player looking to build a fresh unique sound to your playing then this course is for you!

What are the requirements?

  • Basic mastery of the guitar, chords and some scales

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn to play modern or "fusion" blues and crank out mind-boggling solos every guitarist wishes they could play - but never do!

Who is the target audience?

  • This is NOT a beginner’s course and some basic foundation and understanding of the guitar is necessary.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Downloadable Tab Book
Tab Book - Module 1
24 pages
Tab Book - Module 2
16 pages
Tab Book - Module 3
16 pages
Tab Book - Module 4
16 pages
Tab Book - Module 5
8 pages
Tab Book - Module 6
12 pages
Section 2: Module 01
Introduction To Modern Blues + Module 1 Tab Book
The Basic Foundation Of Blues
Chordal Structures
Minor Blues
Pentatonic Scales And Meandering + Audio Track
The Blue Note
Intervallic Movement
Section 3: Module 02
Learning Solo Using 9th Part 01 + Module 2 Tab Book
Learning Solo Using 9th Part 02
Learning Solo Using 6th
Using Major 6th
Minor Blues + Audio Track
Module 2 Summary
Section 4: Module 03
Hybrid Scale Part 01 + Module 3 Tab Book
Hybrid Scale Part 02
Jamming With The Hybrid Scale
Jamming With The Dominant Pentatonic Scale
Dominant Pentatonic Scale
Section 5: Module 04
Shaping + Module 4 Tab Book
Relative And Parallel Key Soloing
Section 6: Module 05
Introduction To Altered Dominant Scale + Module 5 Tab Book
Altered Dominant Scale
Creating A Lick
Half Whole Diminished Scale
Section 7: Module 06
Concept Of Chromaticism + Module 6 Tab Book
Root Replacement Concept
Arpeggios In Modern Blues
Diminished Arpeggio
Module 06 Summary

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Instructor Biography

Steve Stine, 25+ Years, 1000s of Students, Millions of Video Views

If you haven't heard of Steve before, just know that he's very well known at North Dakota State University and is a highly sought-after Professor of Modern Guitar.

After earning his music education degree from Minnesota State University Moorhead, he went on to play in literally dozens of bands over the last 16 years touring the U.S. and England. He's been a studio guitarist for radio, television and various recording projects. And he even acted in a movie once.

He's taught private, group, and online guitar instruction for over 25 years to literally thousands of students. Many of his students attend colleges nationwide to study music and play in bands, notably, Shannon Curfman, who performs withKid Rock.

He's taught music at Red River Valley Montesorri school for over 10 years. And was guitar instructor at Elevate Rock School in Fargo, North Dakota. And despite the tattoos, long hair, and shredder-style guitar, he's a family-man. And even finds time to volunteer his talents to plays guitar in his church.

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