This free video guitar lesson series by Pete Madsen shows you how to create verse variations and to improvise in fingerstyle blues.

About this Guitar Lesson

Pete introduces CAGED minor chord forms and then plays a 12 bar minor blues in A with D minor and E7 chords. Three verses are played with a monotonic bass and chord shapes moved progressively up the neck. Pete then improvises over the 12 bar form, moving chord shapes up and down the neck.

About Pete Madsen

pete-madsenPete is a San Francisco Bay Area-based musician who performs regularly at establishments such as the Freight and Salvage in Berkeley, CA. In addition to performing and composing, Pete is a well respected teacher and writer. Pete has contributed many lessons, reviews and feature articles for magazines, and he also has published instructional books. Visit Pete’s website to learn more.