Blues Guitar Rhythm Styles

There are several types of blues guitar rhythm styles to play around with when you start experimenting with the blues. Some of them will be more characteristic of what you already know to be the blues, and in others, you will hear similarities with other genres.  Here are your basic blues rhythm styles: Shuffle Straight-four…

Learn to Feel the Blues

I’ve written loads on learning blues guitar, but never really talked about how you can feel the blues 🙂 You’ve probably noticed that blues guitarists absolutely love their job. Their face says it all. I mean if you’ve ever been to a blues bar with real blues musicians, or have seen BB King when he…

22 Most Influential and Best Blues Guitarists

Blues guitar is one of the most influential guitar genres, therefore the best blues guitarists had a significant impact and influence on our music today. Ever since the end of the 19th century when the African-American communities of the Southern US started playing and singing the blues, it has affected and shaped other musical genres…

Blues Guitar Techniques

The blues is one of my favorite genres on guitar, I teach it to students all the time. Why? Because it’s easy and loads of fun. If you’re at an intermediate level, you’re already at a stage where you can play astonishing blues riffs and solos like BB himself if you know some basic blues guitar…