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Here we have a “How to” on the twelve bar blues! We start simple, and then get a little harder as we go on. This lesson is PERFECT for beginners, wanting to gain hand strength. It's also good for intermediate players that want a basic understanding of how the blues is made up.

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This, for example is the 12 Bar Blues in the key of ‘E’  I’m only messing around here!  Bass has an important function in Blues playing

 

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We also talk briefly about ‘Bars’ in this video, as well as “Roots”, “Fifths” and “Major Thirds”.  The intervals and Major triad that make up this Blues playing!

 

And here are the Blues beats with a shuffle, as mentioned!  They start off slow, and then Progress.  Start with the top one, and work your way down.  Start on the beat.