How to Play a 12 Bar Blues

12 Bar Blues by Jody Worrell is a free video guitar lesson for beginners teaching one of the basic fundamentals of blues rhythm. You’ll learn how to play a 12 Bar Blues chord progression in the key of E. We’ll first cover the chords that make up this progression (E7, A7, B7). Next, you’ll learn the order and length to play each of the chords. Jody will play this chord progression with a shuffle rhythm and demonstrate along with a backing track. Once you have the hang of things, move up to the Blues 101 course included with our premium membership plan (free 7 day trial).

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