What the Pros Do

Checkpoints

“I’m a Soul Man!”

Download Printable Checkoff Sheet (PDF): Blues in C – Pro Level

*Checkpoints can be divided into daily, weekly or monthly lessons. Choose a speed that works for you.

Checkpoint 1.1 – Buy a Cool Hat and Some Shades

Blues Law Book, Section 1, paragraph 3:

“You must have a cool hat and shades in order to play the blues like a pro.”
*That was a joke : ) …kind of.

Checkpoint 1.2 – Chords and Patterns

Play it like a Pro!

  1. Blues Chord Inversions (watch all videos)
  2. Right Hand Pattern (watch all videos)
  3. Left Hand Blues Line (watch all videos)

Checkpoint 2 – The Blues Scale and Drone Notes

  1. Pro Blues Scale (watch all videos)
  2. Drone Notes (watch all videos)

Checkpoint 3 – Shapes

Taking the shapes to the pro level.

  1. Shape 1 to Shape 2 (watch all videos)
  2. 2nd Inversion Shape with Mixolydian Scale (watch all videos)

Checkpoint 4 – Tremolos and Blues Ending

  1. Pro Tremolos (watch all videos)
  2. Pro Blues Ending (watch all videos)