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How to play blues like Freddie King

In our final part of our look at the stylings of the legendary Three Kings, we tackle the searing style of Freddie King.

How to play blues like Albert King

Continuing our journey through the guitar styles of the legendary Three Kings, this time it’s the turn of Flying V-toting blue icon Albert.

Play blues like Peter Green

He may be gone, but Peter Green peerless guitar playing will continue to inspire guitarists of every stripe for generations to come.

How to play blues like BB King

Or, otherwise known as ‘The importance of delivering the right note at the right time’.

How to play blues like John Mayer

He’s one of the most imitated and highly regarded guitarists of the modern era, but John Mayer's style is unabashedly inspired by the greats.

How to play blues like Stevie Ray Vaughan

The Texan bluesman’s style is as influential as it unique. Here’s how to incorporate some SRV into your playing.

How to play blues like Jared James Nichols

The kinetic fingerstyle of Jared James Nichols has made him a modern blues colossus. Here’s how to make it your own.

How to play blues like Jimmy Page

The Led Zeppelin icon’s influence on rock guitar is impossible to overstate, but at the core of his signature style were some classic blues fundamentals.

How to play the blues like Eric Clapton

Now that you’ve mastered the basics of the pentatonic scale, it’s time to look at the masters themselves to see how the most legendary blues players utilise the shapes we’ve learned in their own playing. First up, it’s Old Slowhand.

Essential Blues Guitar Lessons Part 14: The minor pentatonic scale – Shapes 4 & 5

We round-up our year-long exploration of the basics of blue by finishing off the five basic shapes of the pentatonic scale.
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