Source: An 86-year-old guitar legend will headline the 2023 New York State Blues Fest – syracuse.com
West Midlands based Guitar Tutor
Add this fundamental building block to your songwriting and improve your chops
Source: 30-day guitar challenge, day 1: Learn to play 3 simple blues turnarounds | MusicRadar
Gav’s Music Night March 2016
-My 10th year running mic nights-
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“I’ve LOVED tonight.” Kim
“Thanks for a fantastic night you even got simon tapping the table to the rythm well done to all your students, done a great job.” Denise
“I can’t WAIT to perform on the next one!” Tom
“Just brilliant.” Phil
“The Irish song was OUTSTANDING, wow.” Craig
“It has helped him loads to have an interest. We all enjoyed it.” Anon.
“I loved it. Very bluesy.” Cormac.“Wow……………. LOVE the riffs and soloooooing and celtic / thin lizzy stuff.” David
“You sent be back to my childhood with ‘Rocky Road’.” Dennis
Source: Gav and Emelye
To perform live at Gav’s student based music night in March, where he’ll perform a selection of famous songs with SKA Face’s keyboard player and guitarist Ben Marshall. Don’t miss it!
Lots of pop songs are in a certain key take a look at how it works.
A lot to take in at first I’m sure, I reckon what ever music you’ve listened to connects with this:
I can help you get you’re head around it.
Try these out:
B.B. King is filmed in Piccadilly recording his ‘B.B. King in London’ album. (1972)
Source: BBC – Sounding Out, B.B. King
Here’s how bluesy chords work, they sometimes occur in pop songs. The technical term is called Dominant 7 and relies on the flattened 7th.
Source: Seventh chord
Influencing many rock and blues guitarists with his loud performances using a Gibson Les Paul.
Influenced by BB King, Albert King, Stevie Ray Vaughan and many more.
British rock guitarist Eric Clapton sells more than 70 of his instruments at a charity auction in New York, raising more than $2.15m.
Source: Eric Clapton auctions guitars for charity – BBC News