Watch the Lone Star online guitar lesson by David Hamburger from Blues Architect

Texas blues tends to swing more than Chicago blues, the result of more cross-pollination with jazz musicians of the so-called "territory bands" in the 1930's and 1940's. That influence lives on in everything from the walking basslines of an Albert Collins shuffle to the 9th and 13th chord stabs of guitarists like Gatemouth Brown and even Stevie Ray Vaughan. Check out Jazz History - Swing online at

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