Discover how to play blues keyboard at your own pace. Learn the chord progressions for the 12-bar blues—the most classic of all blues forms—and dive into concepts like the blues scale, dominant chords, comping, and more.
(blues piano music) - Hi, and welcome to beginning blues keyboard. If you like the blues and you like the piano, you should have a lot of fun with this video. We'll be looking at the basic building blocks of blues and giving you the tools you'll need to really sound like a blues player. Let's start by learning the chord progression for the most classic of all blues forms the 12 bar blues.
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- Labeling the chord and triads
- Triad inversions
- The blues scale and the major pentatonic scale
- Playing off the dominant chord and dominant bass line
- Dominant chord inversions
- Playing off the triad
- Blues fills
- Endings and introductions
- Boogie-woogie bass lines
- Cycle of 5ths and the 6th chord
Skill Level Beginner
1. Blues Harmony
2. Blues Melodies
3. Dominant Chords
5. Turnarounds, Endings, and Introductions
Boogie-woogie bass lines4m 12s
7. Advanced Harmony: Slow Blues
Next steps1m 40s
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