There is more overlap in sonic quality between blues, country, and even rock music today than ever before.
With Lars Schurse’s course, Countrified Blues
Here are five countrified blues
Guitar Lesson – Behind the Nut Bending – Lars Schurse
A great trick to add to your blues playing is to bend the string behind the nut.
Guitar Lesson – Elmira Street Blues: Intro – Lars Schurse
Solo 2 is called “Elmira Street Blues”. It combines licks and ideas of Danny Gatton, Johnny Hiland and Brad Paisley over a Stevie Ray Vaughan style backing track. We practice concepts like pedal steel bending, double-stops and the usage of the Mixolydian scale over a blues progression.
Guitar Lesson – Elmira Street Blues: Performance – Lars Schurse
Here, I’ll perform the piece for you at tempo so you can hear how it is supposed to sound. Then, I’ll break it down for you step by step.
Guitar Lesson – Elmira Street Blues: Breakdown – Lars Schurse
This solo starts by using the G Mixolydian scale. So, the first licks will surround a first position G chord. Then, the pickup sets us up for the C chord that follows. Let’s break each part down slowly so you can see how it’s done!
Digging these free countrified blues