Watch the Fligaduh Blues online guitar lesson by Frank Vignola from Jazz Up Your Blues
We start with chords and playing a Charleston Rhythm to get into the groove. We move a line in the middle of the chord on the B string while playing through the progression. The G note on the B string moves while the rest of the notes in the chord stay the same. Useful concepts to spice up your comping. On the turnaround we use a Bb13 to a Db13 - C13 - B13 moving down chromatically to the Bb13. The solo starts with a triplet (fli-ga-duh) pattern. Use pull offs to add speed by picking the Db note and pulling off to the C and again pulling off to the Bb. We finish the phrase with a classic blues phrase. Use a bit of attitude when striking that last phrase. On the Cm7 chord we play the triplet pattern and move it up chromatically and end with another classic blues riff. Practice the last riff of the phrase and practice the triplet pattern moving up to the bluesy riff separately. Then connect them. Take this triplet concept and get creative with it adding your own notes. Choose different ending notes to start or a different ending phrase. Try descending the triplet pattern instead of ascending.