BLUES LEAD 4: CHANGES
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Module ID: BLG4
Welcome to Blues Lead Guitar Module 4 - Making The Blues Changes!
In this module we're going to be exploring how to play off the chords rather than just sticking to one scale right the way through the blues sequence - this is kinda grown up playing and what many of the great blues masters did - many without knowing the theory!
The big deal is to develop a part of your brain the registers where you are in the song at all times so you can choose to 'make the changes' or ignore them without even thinking about it - but that takes practice!
Hope you enjoy it!
Major Pentatonic In The Blues
For many people, the first time they encounter 'making the changes' is with a Major Pentatonic Scale and I think it's a great place to start. If you wanna dig into the...
Major Pentatonic Study Lick 1
This simple lick is GREAT for getting started with the Major Pentatonic and learning how to make the changes in a Blues! Learn it slow - practice it on each chord a...
Major Pentatonic Study Lick 2
We continue our study of the Major Pentatonic and learning to make changes with another lick - which I think is a real important one because it can be played simple an...
Mixing Major & Minor Pentatonics
This lesson has been very heavily requested but I think we needed to build up to it by exploring the Major Pentatonic first! The basic idea is as follows: I Chor...
Starting Arpeggios In The Blues
The next step in your 'making the changes' journey is a big one, but we're going to keep it slow and easy and I'll show you the trick I developed for making it musical...
Dominant 7 Arpeggio Blues Licks
As I mentioned in the previous lesson - it can be difficult to make arpeggios sound right in a blues - they tend to sound kinda stiff and just not right. But by fra...
The IV Chord Arpeggio
Now that you (hopefully) feel confident on the I chord using the A7 Arpeggio - it's time to introduce playing the arpeggio on the IV chord - in the key of A (which we'...
Blues Lead 4: Changes
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