Blues Guitar Lessons

Learn how to play blues guitar! These free video lessons cover rhythm concepts and soloing techinques for traditional and modern blues guitar. Each lesson will introduce you to an essential concept or technique that will help you take the next step as a player. Continue to practice along with each video until you feel comfortable playing the material on your own. Whether you’re just advancing from beginner lessons or looking for new soloing ideas, pick a lesson below and start learning to play blues guitar today!

Featured Lessons

 

Beginner Blues Lick by Jody Worrell is a free blues guitar lesson designed for the guitarist who is just starting to play lead. This simple lick is in the key of A and is based on the Am Pentatonic Scale at the 5th fret. Jody will teach you how to play the lick in detail with note by note instruction. You’ll also learn some places you could add slides, bends, and other accents as you become more comfortable with playing the lick. Jody will trade the lick back and forth with you over a rhythm track so you can hear it in context and work on timing.

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Peter Vogl will teach you how to play a full blues guitar solo in Am.

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Play a slow blues turnaround lick with an undulating pattern and a classic feel.

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Learn a Swampy Blues lick in the style of John Fogerty.

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