Boogie Country 12-bar blues with a country rock/honky tonk groove. No one is going to mess with you after you get through pumping out those Southern-fried country rock riffs on this rocking, honky tonkin’ country blues track. Get some classic twang with the Mixolydian and major pentatonic scales, and get some down and dirty with the blues scale.
Bossa da’ Blues 12-bar minor blues with a Bossa Nova groove, a favorite of the soul jazz setYou da’ boss. Show them who’s in charge as you stream torrents of tasty soul-jazz licks over this Latin jazz influenced Bossa Nova groove. Or play it laid back and in the pocket, you’re the still the CEO of amazing phrasing. Manage the minor pentatonic scales as well as the Dorian and Aeolian modes and everyone will know why you get a parking space with your name on it.
Dirty Rivers slow 16-bar blues with a 12-8 feel ala Muddy WatersSpell bad, say B, say A, say D, what’s that spell? Bad! You are one bad-a**ed cat and everybody will know who you are after you finish throwing down your vintage blues riffs over this traditional 16 bar slow blues progression. Stay on the blues scale and sound classic. Use combinations of major and minor pentatonics with the Mixolydian scales and become legend.
It’s Workin’ 12-bar blues with a cut time country train grooveYou know it’s working when you dig into those tasty down home licks on this up-tempo country train beat meets the blues. They’ll know you’re workin’ it when you show them what you got going on those major and minor pentatonic scales. To really go into overtime, grab hold of some Mixolydian riffage and mix it with the blues scale. There ain’t no coffee break on this gig!.
Key To The Bathroom 8-bar blues with a slow 12-8 feel. There won’t be any lines to the bathroom here because as soon as you start playing everyone will rush back in. You are on fire! You can’t hold it in any longer as you unleash streams of inspired guitar awesomeness! Let’s just hope the audience can hold it in. This slow 8-bar blues is a perfect place to let it go with the Mixolydian scale. Don’t hold back as you also fluidly combine major and minor pentatonic scales while liberally sprinkling in the classic blues scale.
Lie To Me 12-bar blues with a rock/rhumba/Latin groove. (BB King uses this). Your baby may lie to you but there ain’t no denying the truth of the blues when you are pouring out your heart and soul over this Latin jazz influenced Rhumba groove. There’ll be no contradiction to your skills as you demonstrate the fact of the major and minor pentatonic scale, the reality of the blues scale and the truth of the Mixolydian scale.
Mumbo Gumbo 12-bar blues with a classic New Orleans front line groove",
You’re down in New Orleans and its party time! Get the folks dancing in the streets as you strut your stuff over this classic New Orleans “second line” groove. Use healthy portions of major and minor pentatonic scales, add in the legendary blues scale, and stir in as much Mixolydian spice as you want for a bluesy gumbo that will make them keep on coming back for more!
Rock The Funk 12-bar blues with a rock/funk groove. Who’s funky now? That’s right you are! Add some rhythmic syncopation to your already tasteful lines over this rhythmic rock-funk-blues track. You are in da’ house and everyone knows it so flaunt it baby. You’ve got the major and minor pentatonic gold with the blues scale bling. Let them see your Mixolydian mastery and it’s all over.
Whose Riff 12-bar blues with a rock/shuffle groove. A classic blues shuffle riff but now it’s your turn to show the world what you can do on this favorite of so many blues artists. It’s got your name written all over it, now own it! Show them what you got going with your unique blends of major and minor pentatonic scales and the legendary blues scale. Want to raise the bar? One word; Mixolydian!