Blues Rhythm Riff by Jody Worrell is a free video lesson that will get you started on playing blues rhythm guitar. We'll learn a basic rhythm lick that uses sliding double stops. Jody will then show you how to move the lick into different positions to follow a standard 12 Bar Blues progression in A. The tabs for the whole progession can be found below. To learn more about blues rhythm guitar, check out Jody's Blues 101 - Rhythm premium lesson.
Here is the riff working through the progession.
Blues 101 - Rhythm by Jody Worrell is a downloadable Quicktime video lesson that will teach you the basic concepts of playing rhythm for blues guitar. Jody will teach you nine different blues chords and two different strum patterns with a bluesy feel. We'll play these new chords and patterns with a jam track to help you practice your timing. Included in the downoad is a .pdf with chords charts.
|Blues 101 - Rhythm||Blues 201 - Two Chord Licks 1|
|Blues 101 - Minor Rhythm||Blues 201 - Two Chord Licks 2|
|Blues 101 - Shuffle Rhythm||Blues 201 - Low String Solo 1|
|Blues 101 - Scales||Blues 201 - Low String Solo 2|
|Blues 101 - Basic Licks||Blues 201 - Swing Solo 1|
|Blues 101 - Intro Licks||Blues 201 - Swing Solo 2|
|Beginning Blues Solos||Intro to Pentatonic Scale Forms|
|Easy Slow Blues Solos||Blues Scale Variations|
|Easy Funky Blues Solos|