Thursday, September 19, 2019

Tag: Blues

Essential Blues Guitar Lessons Part Eight: Double Stops

We're taking a look at a concept that will add something new to your lead playing: double stops.

“I don’t want to become an endangered species”: Buddy Guy

Buddy Guy is a living legend of blues guitar, but despite his myriad plaudits and awards over the years, he remains a guitarist’s guitarist who only really cares about preserving and furthering the music he l oves.

Summer NAMM 2019: Fender debuts relic’d SRV signature Strat

A recreation of Stevie Ray Vaughan’s pride and joy.

BB King’s ‘Lucille’ guitar to go up for auction

One of BB King’s go-to stage guitars – a prototype version of his Gibson 80th Anniversary Lucille model – is to go up for...

Summer NAMM 2019: D’Angelico introduces the Brandon “Taz” Niederauer Atlantic signature...

An axe that embodies the precocious talent’s raw, electrifying energy.

Essential Blues Guitar Lessons Part Seven: Left Hand Technique – Legato

In Lesson Six we talked about using our 12 bar blue pattern and integrating some picked notes from the Minor Pentatonic scale. Now that we’re familiar with some of the notes we can use, it’s time to look at some fretting hand techniques we can start to apply to enhance the notes we are playing.

All hail young blues aristocrat Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram

The 20-year-old guitar prodigy tells us how growing up in the birthplace of the blues makes him the perfect candidate for modernising the genre.

Dr. John, king of voodoo blues, dead at 77

The New Orleans legend passed on from a heart attack.

Peter Frampton delivers instrumental rendition of Georgia On My Mind

A soulful cover off his upcoming record, All Blues.

Epiphone, George Thorogood collaborate on venomous signature model

The ES-125TDC ‘White Fang’ is modelled after the blues icon’s well-worn ES-125.

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