A blues turnaround occupies the final two measures—11 and 12—of the 12-bar form.
Last month we explored the concept of interjecting the major thirdinto solo lines based primarily on the minor pentatonic and blues scales.
Hey, guys!Over the course of the next few videos, I'm going to tackle some burning issues, all of which are inspired by the questions I get asked about the most.
Before we move on from the minor jazz-blues progression, which we focused on in the last three columns (see them under RELATED ARTICLES), I’d like to offer one more lesson on the topic.
Today, I'm going to show you an easy way to fuse some jazz into the ol'pentatonic "box" without having to learn anything new—no theory or even new scales.
Last month, we took steps toward developing a deeper understanding of blues and how it informs both jazz and rock.
If you’re like me, you started your guitar journey rooted in classic rock, cutting your teeth on the stylings of Jimi Hendrix, AC/DCor Led Zeppelin, to name a few.
In the previous two columns, I demonstrated a couple of cool ways to play “walking bass” accompaniment over a 12-bar jazz-blues progression.