Blues Guitar for Beginners

Jim Bruce was once voted the No1 acoustic blues guitar instructor in the world, and this introductory course for beginners lets you learn his secrets.

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Course Highlights

  • Introduction to Ragtime
  • Learn to finger pick basic blues in keys of A and E
  • Differences in a playing between picks, fingers and thumbs
  • Tuning variations including Dropped D, Open D and Open G

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Blues Guitar for Beginners
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Jim Bruce
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Course Facts

RequirementsThere are no prerequisites for this course

Course Teacher

Jim Bruce

Acoustic Blues Guitarist and Author

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Are you an acoustic guitarist looking to move beyond basic chords? Learn to play the distinctive style, made famous by legendary blues players including Dr Robert and Howlin’ Wolf.

Acclaimed internet music teacher Jim Bruce has devised this specialist guitar workshop for intermediate guitarists and budding blues player who want to master the fingerpicking style. His lessons include essential patterns, introduce you to ragtime and advise you on different tunings.

Once you master the basics through this course, you will have the confidence to become a versatile blues guitarist. Whether you pick a plectrum, use your fingers or strum strings with your thumb: Jim will show you how it’s done.