Watch the Walking Blues Shuffle online guitar lesson by Andy Irvine from 30 Beginner Bass Grooves You Must Know
Now let's look at a shuffle feel - more bounce to the ounce! That's the name of the game, sticking to the kick drum, and playing patterns that remain intact, not breaking the pattern. Toe the line, and enjoy the approving smiles of the band leader.
Discipline is the highest level of musical sophistication. Blues shuffle skills done well are the key to getting gigs that can, and will, pay you, and open many doors of opportunity to grow on the band stand among other players. There are dozens of subtle variations depending on geographic influence - Texas, Chicago, Delta, and more!