Watch the Shuffle 12 Bar Variation 1 online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Play Blues Guitar 4: Rhythm Principles

Shuffle 12 Bar Variation 1 - Breakdown is a video guitar lesson presented by Corey Congilio and is sourced from Rhythm Factory: Texas Blues.


We're in the key of A here and I believe that rhythm parts have a melody attached to them as well. To me, a melody is anything you can sing or hum to. Many of these rhythm parts will provide that. You don't have to use all three examples here but, give it a shot and play them however you'd like to!