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Get an introduction to the blues

 
Get an introduction to the blues in this course at Music School Online with JJ Boogie (Arrested Development, Eminem) and Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston). This style of music has influenced virtually every other style that developed during the 20th century including Rock & Roll, Rhythm & Blues, Funk, Disco, Pop, Punk, and the list goes on! In this course you'll be introduced to the blues and to pentatonic scales, which have shaped modern guitar playing. After working on the lessons in this guitar course, you'll be able to improvise freely over most blues and blues-based songs! Music School Online offers individual, on demand guitar tutorials and guitar courses for you to learn how to play the guitar at your own pace, any time, anywhere.
 
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Duration: 00:08:18
Learn to play the minor pentatonic scale on guitar. The minor pentatonic scale, a five note scale, is often the first scale guitar players learn as it is used in all genres of music. JJ Boogie (Arrested Development, Eminem) teaches you how to play this familiar sound in this on demand video tutorial.This guitar lesson is part of the guitar toolkit for the beginner level guitar player and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:08:18
Learn to play the major pentatonic scale on guitar. The major pentatonic scale is most prominent in southern rock, classic rock, country, and jazz. JJ Boogie (Arrested Development, Eminem) teaches you how to play this familiar sound in this on demand video tutorial.This guitar lesson is part of the guitar toolkit for the beginner level guitar player and is just one of many available at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:11:23
Learn how to play guitar. In this guitar video tutorial, JJ Boogie (Arrested Development, Eminem) teaches you how to play the riffs and chords to the song "Ain't It Fun" by Paramore. This online guitar lesson is for the intermediate level guitar player.Be sure to check out our other on demand video tutorials for all levels here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn to play the guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:09:15
This guitar lesson is part of the guitar toolkit for the beginner guitar player. JJ Boogie (Arrested Development, Eminem) teaches you how to play twelve (12) bar blues, otherwise known as the 145 blues or blues progression. Knowledge of how to play bar chords is a must to be able to practice this technique.Be sure to check out our other essential guitar toolkit tutorials. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.   
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:08:21
Learn music theory and the blues form and blues scale. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) introduces the blues or, more specifically, the twelve (12) bar blues chord progression. It is the combination of African rhythms and gospel with European harmonies to create the unique musical form. The Blues has influenced many other types of music including jazz, rock and pop. Alfie demonstrates the 12 bar progression and the blues scale on the musical staff and on the piano. This is just one of 66 comprehensive music theory video tutorials at Music School Online (MSO) that unlock the secrets to communicating with other musicians. Utilize these music theory lessons as a reference guide or an all encompassing music education. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.   
 
 
 
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