What the Pros Do


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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)