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Blues Guitar Beginners Part 1

  • - 3:00pm
  • Adult/15+ Workshop
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This workshop introduces the blues, looking at techniques such as turnarounds, shuffles and basic basslines, demystifying ‘V-IV-I’ chord sequences. We’ll explore fundamental techniques such as finger picking, hammer-ons and pull-offs, using examples from classic recordings. You’ll need to be comfortable with E, A, D and B7 chords and be able to change confidently between them.

Some knowledge of E and A minor pentatonic scales will also be helpful. (Details available on The Stables website or email You will need to bring a six-string acoustic guitar. (The follow on Blues Guitar Part 2 takes place on Saturday 29 June.)

Tea & coffee is provided.
Participants on a full day workshop or course should bring a packed lunch and other snacks.

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