BM 101 - Rhythm Guitar
Let's start with the most basic, basic,
basic rhythm figures used in the blues. The diad or two note, chord. Aka as, the "Power
In this lesson I will show you:
1. Open chord forms: A5, D5 and E5. These are all the chords needed for a typical 12 - bar blues
boogie pattern in the key of A. Played with all down strokes.
Here are the A5, D5 and E5 chords we will use in this lesson. The red note is the "Root" note of
the chord! The "Root" note is the note within the chord that gives it it's letter name.
The 12 Bar Blues is the standard chord progression used in most Blues music.
The 12 Bar Blues - Key of A
BM 102 - Variations of the Pattern