Jimmy Page Style 4 Note Pulloffs

Today’s video is all about a pentatonic 4 note sequence involving pulloffs. This has been stolen from Jimmy Page by pretty much everyone at some point. I don’t know who Jimmy Page stole it from, but you can bet it was some old blues man… So here’s the video, enjoy. The TAB is below. There…

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Hey – Vote For Me!

Okay, I did it. I threw my hat in the ring to win a chance to play at the Crossroads Festival in Chicago this summer. In order to get there, I need votes – a lot of them. That’s where you come in. Visit http://playcrossroads.com and register to vote by entering your email address and…

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Merry Christmas Blues Lesson

While to some folks The Blues and Christmas don’t exactly go hand in hand, there have been some truly great Christmas blues songs recorded throughout the years. Honestly I really didn’t know about this until one of my students brought it to my attention

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The first clip from the live event!

Back in October, my friend Bob Murnahan and I did a live clinic here in So. Cal. Here’s a clip of us jamming for a while during that show. Check out Mr. Spunk burning it up at about 7:20 in… you never knew he had it in him 🙂

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Griff & The Moderators…

Here’s another inspirational one for you. About a year ago, a guy named Chuck came on board BGU. He was one of the first onto the BGU Member Forum when it started, and has been steadily working his way through the course while sharing moderator duties with John, Mike, and me on the forum. As…

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9th chord substitutions

While we often talk about how blues is based around 7th chords, those are just suggested chords. In reality you can substitute the 7th chords for 9th chords… and you want to.

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Blues Box 2

Now that we’ve spent a fair amount of time with box 1, let’s take it up the fretboard a bit into the next 4 fret region which is commonly called box 2.

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Blues-Tricks-And-Tweedlies

Alright, let’s cut to the chase… there’s a really cool trick that almost every blues player does, and here’s how you do it….

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What Are You Listening To?

I thought it would be fun to chime in on what we’re listening to these days. Or possibly what some of your favorite blues songs are. Hopefully in the process of looking through the comments at other people’s lists, you’ll find someone new to listen to and some new inspiration in your blues playing. So…

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Muting Unwanted Strings

Lately I’ve had a lot of questions regarding muting out unwanted strings on your guitar when doing bends or playing single notes. I actually made this video to include it in the Blues Guitar Unleashed course, but it wouldn’t fit on the DVDs and I found it not too long ago. It’s been reformatted to…

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