blues

“Mississippi Blues” – Tim Sparks

Tim Sparks has been redefining the acoustic guitar repertoire since he won the US National Fingerstyle Championship in 1993 with a ground-breaking arrangement o...

Blues Jam Survival Guide

The full Blues Jam Survival Guide course is packed with over 115 tips, 75 essential licks, 43 practice rhythm tracks, and tons of other valuable insight designe...

3 Questions: Richie Kotzen

by Charlie Doom initially found fame at the age of 21 in the hard rock band, Poison.  Kotzen's creative and technical command of almost every musical genre ...

Guitabulary: Diddie Wa Diddie

More than 60 years after its recording, Blind Blake’s rambunctious Diddie Wa Diddie, a double-entendre ragtime blues, still stands as a fingerpicking classic. B...

Guitabulary: Slash and Burn

It's an amazing sight. Armed exclusively with a twangy 6-string resonator-an instrument most audience members associate with the likes of Son House and accompan...

Guitabulary: The Blues/Metal Connection

Even metal icons like Metallica's Kirk Hammett go searching for the roots. This lesson deals with his recent interest in the blues and how using blues style can...

How To Play Like Dickey Betts

The Allman Brothers Band has served as breeding ground for some of the greatest guitarists around, namely Duane Allman, Warren Haynes, and Derek Trucks. While t...