Watch the Slow Shuffle Rhythm online guitar lesson by Mark Wilson from Blue Grooves

The slow shuffle is a blues feel made very popular by artists like Albert King and B.B. King. Any blues player worth his salt is comfortable with the shuffle, slow or upbeat. This is yet another rhythm pattern example requiring a lot of hand strength. Influenced from gospel music, the shuffle uses a very simple harmonic and rhythmic structure to produce the big sound so popular in blues music. The shuffle is an essential feel for blues players across all styles. Visit BB King at

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