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Chicago Blues Rhythm Guitar

Chicago Blues Guitar

Hi everyone!

Our Chicago Blues class is for those who want to learn how to play the blues. The group meets every week on Thursdays at 4:30pm CDT in person beginning July 15, 2021 and is open for all levels of players. You'll learn how to play riffs, licks, chords, intros and endings used in many blues song. 

Some of the artists we'll be listening to and learning from are:

  • Jimmy Reed  
  • Muddy Waters  
  • Jimmy Rogers 
  • Little Walter  
  • Robert Lockwood Jr.  
  • Howlin' Wolf 

You'll learn many of the concepts and ideas used in most blues songs:

  • Lump-de-lump riff
  • Sliding 9ths
  • Comping
  • Box shuffle
  • 2 beat style
  • Stop time
  • Rhumba style
  • Min. key blues

A few months in this group class and you'll be ready to hold your own at any blues jam!