Jimmy was often quoted as saying his true passion was to create a combination of “light and shade.”
One of the most challenging aspects of learning slide guitar is developing a consistently pleasing vibrato.
When it comes to spontaneous, improvised phrasing, there is perhaps no better blues-rock guitarist than Eric Clapton.
Learning slide guitar in standard tuning allows you to focus on fret-hand touch and pick-hand articulation without having to re-learn the fretboard and chord forms in an alternate tuning.
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Performing arpeggio patterns in this style poses interesting technical and fingering challenges that have been embraced by guitarists of every ilk.
Learn how to play like one of the most talented and distinctive musicians in the pantheon of Chicago blues guitar greats.
Learn how to establish a melodic phrase and then build upon it to develop a solo that conveys a sense of melodic continuity.
Two of the most prevalent types of chord progressions are those based on cycles of fourths or fifths.