Lick Library - Steve Trovato's Learn American Blues in 6 Weeks
Welcome to the American Blues Guitar in 6 Weeks course. These lessons are designed to focus your practice towards realistic goals achievable in six weeks. Each week provides you with techniques, concepts and licks to help you play and understand blues soloing at a manageable easy to follow pace. The DVD series is presented by Steve Trovato who is best known as a world class country guitarist, but is equally proficient in a wide range of popular guitar styles. He has written a number of bestselling guitar tuition books, and maintains a full time position in the Guitar Department at the University of Southern California.
Week 1; Stevie Ray Vaughan Includes: Blues scale patterns, blues phrasing, playing the 'shuffle' feel, double stops, using trills, hammer-on's and pull 's, using triplets, adding chromatic passing tones to the blues scale.
Week 2; Johnny Winter Includes: Blues scale patterns, repetitious phrasing, building licks using hammer on's and pull 's, playing 'in the pocket' using triplets, using pentatonic scale sequencing to create blues licks.
Week 3; Albert Collins Includes: Learn a blues scale pattern, learn a pattern for the major pentatonic scale, using double stops, shifting positions for longer licks, learn to combine scales to create great blues licks.
Week4; BB King Includes: Learn a blues scale pattern and a pattern for the major pentatonic scale, learn the famous BB King vibrato, learn bending and which notes to bend, learn to combine scales to create great blues licks.
Week5; Jimi Hendrix Includes: Learn a blues scale pattern, learn the Jimi Hendrix vibrato, learn the 'blues rake' learn how to use phrase repetition.
Week6; Albert King Includes: Learn to shift position to create longer blues lines, learn to play multiple note bends on a single string, learn to bend in intervals, combine techniques from all other lessons in the series.