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Stevie’s House "Up Tempo Blues Shuffle" Tempo=130
Everyone will know you are “in da’ house” when they hear your soul-drenched, scorching lead lines burn all over this up-tempo shuffle. Stevie Ray Vaughn, Albert King, Muddy Waters, Eric Clapton, BB King… (The list doesn’t stop), have created legendary music in this classic blues feel. The spotlight is on you and now it’s your turn to add your name to the legends. Besides the ever popular E minor pentatonic, you’ll find the E blues scale and various combinations of major pentatonic and Mixolydian scales soaring from many a legendary guitarists’ fingers.
Run That Way "Funk/Rock" Tempo=100
Be the envy of every up and coming guitar hero as you show them what it really takes to master the instrument. Strut your stuff on this slamming rock/funk track and watch your audience rush the stage as you bombard them with a sonic assault of classic riffage that would make even the legends themselves sit up and take notice. Use the basic E minor pentatonic scale to sound like a classic rocker. The E blues and E minor Dorian scales are also an easy fit in this classic rock chord progression.
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lt's Flooding Down in my Basement “Slow 12/8 Blues” Tempo=80
You woke up this mornin’? You’re baby left you for someone new? Then cry your heart out as you bend those notes on your Lucille over this classic slow blues. You’ll be in comfortable shoes standing with the likes of everyone from Albert King to ZZ Top as you pour your heart and soul out on this timeless progression with the E minor pentatonic scale. This is a great place to try your hand at the E blues scale, and various major pentatonic and Mixolydian scales as well.
You Didn't Leave Me “Medium Shuffle Blues” Tempo=100
Put on your suit, hat and sunglasses, jump in your black ‘59 Cadillac, and head up to the South side of town with your brothers in blues. This swinging medium-tempo blues shuffle will make the folks in that nightclub feel good in their pain as you tear into one soul-drenched lick after another. So many greats, (Stevie Ray Vaughn, Albert King, Muddy Waters, Eric Clapton, BB King…the list doesn’t stop), have found a home in this traditional blues feel and now it’s finally your turn. Besides the ever popular E minor pentatonic, you’ll find the E blues scale and various combinations of major pentatonic and Mixolydian scales oozing from many a legendary guitarists’ fingers.
Johnny B. Bad “Rock Blues” Tempo=145
When it’s time to party, nothing beats a simple straight ahead driving rock blues groove. Think Chuck Berry, and all of the artists he has influenced; The Rolling Stones, Bob Seger, Ted Nugent, Springsteen, Hendrix, need I say more? You can let the good times roll and be the life of the jam session when you bring out all of your classic Chuck Berry (duck walk anyone?) and Keith Richards moves on your axe. Besides the E minor pentatonic, you’ll find various combinations of the E blues, major pentatonic and Mixolydian scales will add to the party.
The Bill Isn't Gone “R&B/Funk Blues” Tempo=84
You’re crying on the inside but this track makes you wanna dance. It’s a soulful minor blues stew; R&B with a dash of funk, and all you gotta do is just add some of your tasty licks to spice things up. What would Stevie or BB do? E minor pentatonic and the E blues scales should be served up as the main course. For the more adventurous palette, an order of Aeolian and Dorian minor scales on the side might just be the extra flavor needed to liven things up.
Jazz Cat “Minor Jazz Blues” Tempo=145
Imagine your flowing guitar lines over this cool laid back minor swing jazz blues. It’s after midnight and everyone is mellow so you can lay back and leave some space. But as soon as you want to kick into high gear try some SRV or Hendrix over this track and watch everyone wake up. In this jazz blues you can always find a friend in the E minor pentatonic scale. To go a step beyond, a shot of Aeolian and Dorian minor scales washed down with a blues scale chaser may be antidote for over-indulging in the pentatonic.
Carlos Town “Latin Rock” Tempo=145
You can’t help but get hot with your screaming guitar solos when you are being pushed over the hythmic edge with syncopated Latin percussion mixed with a driving rock and roll beat. In this Latin rock track use the basic E minor pentatonic and E blues scale to start the blood boiling, but don’t stop there. Wielding the E minor Dorian scale with send the message out to everyone that you are more than just a pentatonic object.
Showdown In Bluesville "Outlaw Country Blues" Tempo=110
You are a bad a**d guitar slinger, ain’t nobody better mess with you when you start throwing down the hot licks and laying down the law of the blues on this country rock blues track. Besides the ever popular E minor pentatonic, you’ll find the E blues scale and various major pentatonic and Mixolydian scales will provide you with ample ammunition to run this town called bluesville.
Knives & Daffodils “90's Hair Rock” Tempo=120
You’ll need security as your rabid fans rush the stage in anticipation of your lead guitar extravaganza over this up-tempo rock & roll track. Slide to the front of the stage on your knees, throw your head back, close your eyes and let the notes fly from your fingers. Leave the audience screaming for more.
Which One Is Pink? Tempo=80
See the lighters come out when your soaring notes sing on top of this stadium power rock ballad. You don’t need to play fast and flashy right away. Wait for it, hold back! Wait for it more, and then unleash the fury and passion as you build to an amazing climax. Just listen to your adoring fans scream for more. Use the basic E minor pentatonic scale and sound like a classic rocker. The E blues and E minor Dorian scales can easily make themselves at home in this standard rock chord progression.
Bob Call The Police Tempo=60
Groove “like you never did before” on this reggae rock hybrid. Feel the rhythm of the islands as the music makes you want to get up and dance your fingers across the fretboard. The audience is mellow so just keep it in the pocket and “groove mon.” Just don’t shoot no sheriff’s (or deputies).
Endless Surf Tempo=160
Surf’s up dude! Crank up the reverb and tremolo and wipe-out the competition on this gnarly surf rock tune. The hodads will be stoked as you hang four (fingers) and start ripping on some totally outrageous shredding riffs. You’ll feel like you are shooting the curl. Tubular!
Headbanger's Brawl Tempo=145
This one’s a slamming heavy rock pounder. If you like bands like Judas Priest, Metallica, Ozzy or any of those classic rock/metal bands, then turn up your Marshall stacks to 11, crank up the distortion to the max, and let ‘er rip! Use the basic E minor pentatonic scale and sound like a classic rocker. The E blues and E minor Aeolian scales are also favored weapons of mass sonic destruction.
Go Joe Tempo=100
You’re on an endless stretch of desert highway, and they’ve taken down all of the speed limit signs. It pedal to the metal time, or in your case its metal through a pedal. Crank up that distortion all the way and we’ll pray for your neighbors as your tear a new door into your room with a sonic battering ram of guitar virtuosity. Or, play it slow and bluesy and make your axe sing on this progressive metal rock track. Use the basic E minor pentatonic or E blues scales and you’ll go far. Unleash the power of the E minor Phrygian scales and you’ll be skate-boarding with the aliens.
Thrash Your Punk Tempo=175
Snub authority, tell them how really feel as you thrash out those way too loud, smashed up blues licks. Whip the pit into a frenzy as you destroy the basic E minor pentatonic and E blues scales on this post-punk progression. This is not the time for well dressed manners. For added rips and tears, stage dive into some E Aeolian madness and don’t hold back.
Swingin' Uptown “Up Tempo Shuffle Blues” Tempo=180
Go up town, wear sunglasses at night, and hang out with all the cool cats. Throw down some tasty down-home E minor pentatonic blues riffs on this jumpin’ jazz blues shuffle and show everyone your roots. But you know it won’t be long before the crowd knows you’ve moved to the big city when you start tearing into some slick jazz riffs. Blues has a new suit and it’s dressed to impress with the E blues scale, combined with various major pentatonic and Mixolydian scales.
Funk You Very Much “Funk Blues” Tempo=100
Lay down the funk and don’t shy away from the groove. Show some soul on this funk blues tune and watch your stinging guitar lines bring the audience to their feet. It’s OK to dance while you jam because everyone else will be. Besides the perennially favorite E minor pentatonic, you’ll find the E blues scale and various major pentatonic and Mixolydian scales will provide you with plenty of ideas to make this track groove.
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