Smokin' Acoustic Blues Guitar by Jimmy Dillion
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Smokin' Acoustic Blues Guitar by Jimmy Dillion

Seasoned pro Jimmy Dillon (John Lee Hooker, Taj Mahal etc.) takes you to the next level of Acoustic Blues playing.
4.4 (20 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.
321 students enrolled
Created by Jimmy Dillon
Last updated 7/2015
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?
  • Play some great Blues songs, have the tools to create your own licks and improvise on the fly.
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Requirements
  • The student needs a guitar as well as basic intermediate skills on the instrument - and a passion for the Blues.
Description

Welcome to my Ultimate Acoustic Blues course.

Do you love playing guitar and love the Blues, but haven't been able to get your playing to the next level? Or maybe your stuck playing the same old things over and over….

I'm going to show you the secret to master the Blues and I'll do it in a way that's EASY and FUN!!!

With my course you'll learn turnarounds, killer licks, passing chords , how to play with soul & passion- and how to play from the heart. That's what the Blues is all about!

Ive included 7 easy to follow 20+ minute lessons covering very aspect of Acoustic Blues.

Are you ready to rip like Eric Clapton or get down and gritty like Taj Mahal?

This course will ignite your playing like never before. You'll have a whole new bag of guitar tricks- and you'll be playing with confidence and skill.

I ll show you how to master the 4 T's: Touch, Tone, Time and Taste. Without that you've got nothing.

This course is great for anyone interested in learning the ins and outs of Blues guitar playing, the patterns and scales used and the emotion and passion you need to be a great player.

I ll be teaching both finger picking and flat-picking styles. Plus, Im going to walk you through some great guitar solos step by step.

The best student for this course is an intermediate guitar player with a passion for learning the Blues.

By the end of the course you'll be able to play some great Blues songs, have the tools to create your own licks, and improvise on the fly.

I've only got one requirement for this course -You want to rock out and become a great guitar player-So let's get to it!

Who is the target audience?
  • The best student for this course is an intermediate guitar player with a passion for learning the Blues.
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1 Lecture 26:18

This is a great way to explore acoustic blues guitar. Jimmy takes your playing to the next level and makes it fun!

Preview 26:18
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Finger Style Blues in E
1 Lecture 22:26

In this lesson you will learn some "twangy" licks and fun progressions that unleash your inner Elvis! By the end of the lesson you will have a solid understanding of how to create a swampy acoustic vibe and rock out with your acoustic. Jimmy wrote and recorded this original piece with Eric Clapton's band.

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Country Blues in the key of C
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About the Instructor
Jimmy Dillon
4.4 Average rating
20 Reviews
321 Students
1 Course
Seasoned Pro Guitarist and Instructor at Udemy

Ive been playing guitar professionally for over 4 decades and have worked with some of the best artists in the business including Sting, Bob Dylan, and Bruce Springsteen. Ive recorded a duet with Blues legend John Lee Hooker and shared the stage with BB King and Taj Mahal. Currently I'm working on a new project with Carlos Santana.

As a session guitarist Ive been called upon to play all styles of music and Im excited to share my knowledge with you!