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Fundamentals - New 6/4/20Chords
Active Blues Breathing
Chords and Tongue Blocking
Notes and Tongue Blocking
Riffs, Licks, Hooks, Songs
NEW!! Train Rhythm and Imitation Guidelines Revised 6/6/2020From my experience, it’s my strong belief that the best possible way to expedite ones playing progress is by *smartly practicing the Train. Committing 5 minutes a day to this is the most direct path to building better rhythm, tone, blues breath control, dynamics, relaxation, and throat tremolo. It’s also the easiest thing to do because it can be played using ONLY chords.
NEW! Maximizing Blues Horsepower - 1/5/20This outlines what you can do, and reveals what you probably aren't doing, to make your playing as bluesy as possible. Here's where the missing bluesiest notes and bluesiest sounds have been hiding.