Dig electric blues guitar? Well my friends, I hope that your rent is paid and the fridge is filled for the family because you'll be dropping out of society for a long time shedding these 50 Progressive Blues Licks You MUST Know. This stuff will hit you like Teonanacatl (look it up!); you won't eat, sleep or drink until you've ingested each and every one of these 50 gems. It'll be well worth the "trip" though as you'll return skinny, hairy and downright scary on the fretboard.
Rooted in traditional blues, Progressive Blues steps up the game by borrowing heavily from both rock and jazz to craft a fresh, contemporary and very exciting sound palette punctuated with sophisticated lines, compelling rhythmic variations and advanced harmonic applications.
The Progressive Blues genre has been pioneered and is kept very much alive by a Who's Who list of master guitar players: Robben Ford, Joe Bonamassa, Gary Moore, Jimmy Herring, Roy Buchanan, Steve Morse, Jeff Beck, Warren Haynes, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Scott Henderson, Robert Cray, Doyle Bramhall II, Audley Freed, Jeff Healey, and Derek Trucks are all synonymous with the style.
No one has studied the Progressive Blues form more deeply or has a better grip on its requisite tool kit than Corey Congilio. Corey dug deep and wide to cherry-pick and compile this perfectly balanced vocabulary of Progressive Blues lines, rhythms, phrasings and artist-inspired lickage.
You'll learn how to apply techniques and melodic devices like hybrid picking, hip hammers and pull-offs, sixths and thirds, chromatics, diminished runs, open-string and intervallic moves, major-minor pentatonic phrases, octaves, double and triple-stops, repetitive phrases, pre-bends, half and full bends, intervallic leaps, muting, scratches, rakes and many more of the essential tricks of the Progressive Blues trade.
50 Progressive Blues Licks You MUST Know has it all and much more; these 50 lessons will majorly round out your Progressive Blues bag and take your blues game to an entirely new level.