Make your solos sing with this lesson on Susan Tedeschi's lyrical blues stylings

Susan Tedeschi
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Susan Tedeschi is one of the finest examples of why blues will continue to captivate audiences for decades to come. A modern icon, Tedeschi is perhaps one of the most successful and influential blues artists of our time.

Hailing from Boston, Massachusetts, Susan was inspired by the likes of Bonnie Raitt, Janis Joplin, Buddy Guy, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Freddie King and many others. The blend of singer-songwriter with folk sensibilities, and the channeling of her blues heroes, makes for a compelling recipe.

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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.