Blues Guitar Techniques: A Complete Guide

Advance your blues guitar skills by learning finger picking techniques of 15+ influential guitarists, with slow motion and close up tutorials of blues songs

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Course Highlights

  • 42 lectures, containing over 12 hours of video demonstrations on 40 great blues songs, plus 40 PDFs with a description of the song and artist’s style to enhance your understanding.
  • Learn the finger picking styles of over 15 guitarists who shaped the world of blues!.
  • Slow motion and close up tutorials to help you master the techniques.
  • Downloadable TAB files for every song, so you can play wherever you go!
  • Full length performances by blues guitar expert, Jim Bruce.
  • A whole section dedicated to the King of Ragtime Blues – Blind Blake! 

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Blues Guitar Techniques: A Complete Guide

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Course Facts

Lectures131
LanguageEnglish
RequirementsThere are no prerequisites for this course
Eligible for NUS Student Discount CardYes

Course Teacher

Jim Bruce

Acoustic Blues Guitarist, playing in concerts and on the streets around Europe

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Follow in the footsteps of the greatest blues guitar players from Texas to the Delta with this Masterclass! You’ll learn the characteristic finger picking techniques of blues guitar legends like Lightnin’ Hopkins, to lesser known but highly influential musicians like Floyd Council. Discover how to emulate their incredible acoustic guitar styles, and become an expert in the diverse sounds of the blues!

Jim Bruce knows everything there is to know about blues guitar, and he’s here to share his passion with you! Jim was voted Number 1 acoustic blues instructor by Truefire in 2013, and is a regular performer across Europe, entertaining audiences with his range of finger picking expertise. Jim’s love for blues guitar makes this a really exciting way to explore the genre.

In this course, you’ll advance your existing skills by learning the unique finger picking techniques of over 15 blues guitar players. Learn through tutorials on beautiful blues songs, with slow motion, close up and full speed demonstrations. You will also develop skills in the Texan style of blues, using a bottleneck, and even how to play like the King of Ragtime Blues – Blind Blake!

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