Learn Christone 'Kingfish' Ingram's fiery blues rhythm and lead styles

Christone Kingfish Ingram
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Already a modern blues icon at just 22 years old, Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram displays a level of musical maturity far beyond his years, playing with tons of dynamics and delicious tone to boot. It’s clear that Kingfish is well studied in all the great blues players of previous generations, with a vocabulary that is rich in fundamental blues language.

But like all of the best blues players, Kingfish has a wonderful ear for melody and rhythmical phrasing. He successfully makes this blues language all his own, with a particular knack for combining Major and Minor Pentatonic phrasing in a way that sounds lyrical, vocal and natural.

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Phil Short

Phil Short is a sought-after guitarist from the UK. A stadium player, Phil is well known for his technically accomplished guitar style and has showcased his talent touring with Irish boyband Westlife. As well as touring, Phil has been a visiting lecturer at BIMM London since 2017, teaching performance, technique and improvisational skills to the next generation of guitarists. Phil is a monthly contributor for Guitar Techniques magazine, writing the blues column as well as video features on iconic rock legends.