Watch the Swingin' Arms online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Rhythm Guitar Greatest Hits Vol. 1
Okay, so a few more SRV
influenced rhythms. Like I said, he was the lone rhythm instrument until Reese Wynans joined the
band on keyboards.
This is a classic rhythm that is hardly exclusive to SRV.
This actually sounds like big band horn section. I think that's the thing that makes this so cool on
guitar. You can hear this idea in the tune Empty Arms on The Sky Is Cryin' album.
This 12 bar pattern uses sliding 6th and 9th chords. Again, this sounds very
major and big bandy because of these chords. This is a great progression to add to your repertoire.
Let's try it.