Chicago Blues Rhythm Guitar

Chicago Blues Guitar Course


Hi everyone!

Our Chicago Blues class is for those who want to learn how to play the blues. The group meets every week on Mondays at 6pm or Wednesdays at 7pm CDT via Zoom 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!