Watch the Advanced Swing Blues Harmony online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Play Blues Guitar 8: Advanced Rhythm Principles

Advanced Swing Blues Harmony - Demonstration is a video guitar lesson presented by David Blacker and is sourced from Swing Blues Survival Guide: Rhythm.


In this one, we'll begin very much like the first exercise until we get to the 4th measure where we'll incorporate a dominant 7 chord (as opposed to major), setting up the change to the IV chord really nicely with voice leading. We'll also have some nice chord substitutions in the 8th measure leading us into the II - V - I turnaround.