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Learn to Play the Classic Blues Tune â€śThings About Cominâ€™ My Wayâ€ť
Tampa Red is perhaps the most influential slide guitarist in the history of the blues. Todayâ€™s excerpt is based on his 1934 recording of â€śThings About Cominâ€™ My Way.â€ť
Learn to Play the Classic Jazz Tune "After You've Gone"
Play this eight-bar excerpt of â€śAfter Youâ€™ve Goneâ€ť (taken from Early Jazz and Swing Songs for Guitar) at a moderate tempo.
Blues Shuffle Lesson
The backbone of blues is the shuffle. Hereâ€™s how to do it!
Fingerstyle Rock in Dropped-D Tuning
Experiment with dropped-D fingerstyle licks that inspired or fueled big rock hits
Phil Keaggy Demonstrates His Playing Style and Capo Technique for ELIXIR Strings
Phil Keaggy loves capos. If one is good, two are better! Check out his playing, capo technique, and looping in this video by ElixirÂ® Strings.
Presented by ElixirÂ® Strings
Learn Guitar with Pat Donohue, Mary Flower and More at 'Blues in the Gorge'
Menucha Presents: Blues in the Gorge. Immerse yourself in music for a long weekend with some of the best blues and fingerstyle guitarists around.
Presented by Menucha Retreat & Conference Center