Blues Campus Video Course
If you’ve always wanted to learn the blues but found it just too hard and complicated, it’s time to get Blues Campus. . .
This innovative video training course goes way beyond presenting some guitarist showing a few licks and riffs. You’ll learn how the Blues is built, from the ground up, and how to build YOUR OWN style in a logically presented, easy to follow course.
Blues Campus connects the dots and fills in those missing pieces.
Blues Campus provides a full education in the blues so you can play anywhere. . . with anyone. You won’t be confined to a few techniques or a couple of commonly played keys.
Turn some heads with your playing...
At last, you’ll have all the information you need to be the one who plays dazzling solos or jams effortlessly with total strangers.
In Blues Campus you will discover. . .
* How to learn to internalize the blues so you know it from the inside out, one step at a time.
* Why there’s no need to be a copycat guitarist. You can learn how to play the blues in your own voice and your unique style.
* How you can learn music theory almost without any extra effort at all. With Blues Campus, theory is not isolated from the video lessons. You will absorb the theory as you learn the patterns and structure of the blues.
* How to play classic blues as well as more advanced forms of the blues. This includes techniques such as reharmonization, approach notes and advanced scales.
* Three levels of training – beginner, intermediate and advanced – including 3 1/2 hours of video training, accompanying PDFs with chord charts and chord diagrams, plus 60 jam tracks.
After purchase you will also gain free access to our member's area on the muse-eek.com website. This member's area contains 100's of free PDF's, MP3s and Videos to help you learn. You can also email the author Bruce Arnold if you have any questions about the course. Our goal is to make sure you learn all the information correctly so if you have a questions please email Bruce at FAQ@muse-eek.com
- 2. 12/8 Feel in the Blues 4 mins
Probably the most overlooked aspect of learning to play the blues is the right feel. It's not a hard thing to play or understand but if you don't know how a 12/8 feel is the backbone of playing the blues then nothing you play will sound right. This video shows you the 12/8 feel and explains how you can improve your playing in the time feel.
Articulation is the secret weapon to making your playing sound musical. Most beginning and intermediate guitarist are not aware that one of the main reasons they don't sound as good as they want is the lack of articulation in the improvisation. This video takes about the various kinds of articulation and shows you ways to practice so you can get this into your playing.
- 4. Bending Notes 3 mins
Bending notes on the guitar is the backbone of blues and rock guitar and most beginning to intermediate guitarists have problems bending properly. Problems occur like being "out of tune," or not having enough strength to bend the string are just a few of the common things that prevent a good sound. This video shows you how to bend and gives you many tricks to help you master this important aspect of playing the guitar.
- 5. Bending Note Exercise 3 mins
Bending is a key element in playing blues and rock guitar. Developing the ability to bend is an important tool to playing in these styles. This video gives you an exercise that will help you develop the strength to execute bends anywhere on the guitar and also help you to bend in tune.
- 9. Blues Comping 1 4 mins
90% of the time when you are playing with a band you are playing chords and not soloing. Therefore learning the proper types of chords to play and the right rhythms are crucial to being a great blues guitarist. This 1st video takes a look at a common chording pattern used by many blues guitarist.
There are many types of Blues Chord Progressions. A good Blues player has a handful of these that they can call upon in any key. This video looks at one of the most common chord progressions and shows you some good chord voicings to use to get the right sound and feel.
- 16. Turnaround 1 2 mins
Turnarounds are the chords that a musician uses in the last few bars of a musical form. These turnarounds can sometimes be a defining characteristic of a specific blues progressions or a group of chords that changes every chorus. This video looks at one of the coolest sounding turnarounds that will really help you to develop a great Blues Comping style.
Developing your ear is an important aspect of playing any music. This video talks about the right and wrong way to develop your ear. Since most Blues players have traditionally been self taught the development of your ear is crucial to your success as a Blues Guitarist.