Category Archives: Blues

Another One for the Bass Players – E Blues

Here is another practice track for the bass players. It is an E 12 Bar blues. The rhythm part is played with all dominant 7th chords, while the lead guitar plays with the E minor pentatonic scale. Here are the chords:- … Continue reading

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Bass Practice Track – E Minor Pentatonic

I thought it would be cool for my bass students to play along with a track that I am working on for an album by “The Robert Bloodwood Experience”, which is the name of my blues and groove band. So … Continue reading

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Practice Track: A Minor Blues

Here is a practice track for beginning or intermediate guitarists to sharpen up their minor blues solos. The Key is A minor – so use the A minor Pentatonic. For a more sophisticated approach, you can also make excursions into … Continue reading

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Practice Track: A minor blues

The Blues form is one of the basic forms for jamming in rock, jazz, and of course blues. Here is a practice track to help get your chops up to speed on the A minor blues. The chord progression is … Continue reading

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Practice Track: Finger Picking Blues

This practice track provides a finger style blues rhythm backing, ready for your improvisations using the E minor pentatonic scale. The chords are ||:E7         |               |A7       … Continue reading

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Practice Track: Am D9 Funk

Here is a practice track for those wanting to polish up their soloing over a funk style A minor groove. The place to start with soloing over this groove, which alternates between Am7 and D9 is the A minor pentatonic … Continue reading

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Practice Track: Blues feel – G7 and C7

Here is a practice track in a medium tempo blues feel. It is suitable for beginning and intermediate bass and guitar players to work with.  The chords are ||: G7             |       … Continue reading

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Practice Track: C major folk rock

This is a practice track for beginning and intermediate players to play along with. It is in a basic folk rock style, but can be used by people interested in country or rock as well. You can use the track … Continue reading

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Practice Track: Acoustic Blues in E

Here is a 12 bar blues in E which you can play along with. The accompaniment is just acoustic guitar playing basic open position chords. Use the E blues scale, or the E minor pentatonic scale as the basis for … Continue reading

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Practice Track: G minor groove

This practice track is suitable for intermediate guitar players interested in rock, funk and blues grooves, and is especially good for practicing the G minor pentatonic scale. A distinctive feature of blues and blues derived styles is the use of … Continue reading

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