Expand your blues repertoire with this lesson on how to play Greg Koch's Mean Streak

Greg Koch
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Many years ago, I had a band called Greg Koch and the Tone Controls, and in 1993 we released our first album, eponymously named. The music that we played was primarily blues-based, but we generally tried to push the ball down the field a little bit by adding some unexpected chord changes and harmonic devices. A good example is the song Mean Streak, which will be the focus of this lesson.

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Greg Koch

Greg Koch is a large human who coaxes guitars into submission in a way that has left an indelible print on the psyches of many Earth dwellers. Visit GregKoch.com to check out his recordings, instructional materials, signature musical devices and colorful hats.