Acoustic Blues Handbook

Acoustic Blues Handbook

Every guitar player experiences a major turning point early on in their education. After the requisite, and often times, frustrating period of getting comfortable holding…
Cure Those Summertime Blues!

Cure Those Summertime Blues!

Bluesorrhea Symptoms: Disoriented lines, weak pentatonic tendencies Treatment: Apply sound advice liberally to affected area Doctor Recommends: Blue Grooves, Shred-Ahead Blues-Rock, Assembly Lines Southern Groovatic…
Learn The Rules

Learn The Rules

by Charlie Doom It wasn’t until I started trying to learn guitar, taking guitar lessons, and writing my own songs that my entire perspective on…
Double Play – Double Stops

Double Play – Double Stops

You can't really be bluesy without getting slurry and slide-y. That's where double-stops come in. They work great as chordal indicators, harmonized solos, turnarounds and…
Fire And Flow

Fire And Flow

From secret uses of the pentatonic scale to bluegrass, bebop blues, free jazz, and chord melody, Jimmy Herring — with a heaping helping of Southern…
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