The Story of The Blues – Origins of Blues Guitar

April 21, 2016

The blues is a variety of music that can be vocal, instrumental (blues guitar) or both. It utilizes the ‘blue’ notes which are established on a ‘minor pentatonic’ scale fairly often, otherwise recognised as the blues scale. Blues music was deducted from the African-American communities in the U.S. out of work songs, spiritual songs, field hollers, chants, shouts and elementary ballads that rhymed. A lot of facets of the blues…

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Easy Blues Scales for Blues Guitar Musicians

April 21, 2016

Come and join us as we examine in depth, the advantages of utilizing blues backing tracks to perfect and hone our knowledge and expertise for playing the blues. Blues music is one of the most passionate kinds of music that is played on the guitar. Blues guitarists run out their emotions through their fingertips, and weave a soul-bearing story just by using six strings of Blues. Lots of individuals who…

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The Blues Is Always There To Stay

April 21, 2016

The soul is to the body of a person as music is to the body of society. Music permeates into the soul of society and gives every decade its special mark. When we relieve the 50’s or the 60’s or the 70’s or the 80’s, its always the music of that generation that we reminisce. As we play on the music of a certain generation, the memories all go crashing…

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Master The Blues Guitar Scales for Blues Musicians

April 21, 2016

Come and join us as we take a look into what makes up a blues scale, and as we examine in depth the benefits of using blues backing tracks to perfect and hone our knowledge and skill for playing the blues. One of the most emotional forms of music that is played on the guitar is blues music. Blues guitarists seem to bleed out their emotions through their fingertips, and…

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How To Play the Blues

April 21, 2016

Ah, the blues. One of the most well known forms of music. There’s no other music style quite like it, that has carried such an influence on other music styles and that has such a rich heritage. Surprisingly, though, the Blues isn’t that difficult to play. The Blues as an oral tradition can be traced back to the mid 1800s, and finds its roots from Europe and Africa. However, the…

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When Does Musical Style Change From Being Just Typical Music To Turning Into “The Blues”?

April 21, 2016

There’s all types of preferred music out there. There’s rock, and funk, hip-hop, and country, jazz, and folk, and… Plus plenty of music that does not have a label. But when exactly does a style of song become “blues music”? You might say… “Anyone knows blues music when they hear it.” But I bet if you asked 5 folks if a song was a real “blues song” you may get…

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