How to Play Blues on the Ukulele

How To : Play basic Blues on the acoustic guitar

The blues is where it all began. Before you learn how to play rock or jazz or metal, you should start with the blues. Learning the basic 12 bar form can help you feel out measures and develop your sense of direction in music, and learning how to play the shuffled rhythm will h ...more

How To : Play minor blues progressions on guitar

Check out this video from Berkleemusic.com and watch as Associate Professor at Berklee College of Music, Michael Williams explains minor blues progressions for the rhythm guitar in the style of BB King's "The Thrill is Gone" in this Berklee guitar lesson.

How To : Play lead blues guitar

In this five part video tutorial you will learn how to play lead blues guitar. Learn how to bend notes, play pentatonic scales, 12 bar blues rhythms and some blues licks. Follow these lessons and you will be playing blues guitar in no time. Part 1 of 5 - How to Play lead blues ...more

How To : Play the ukulele in slack key

Want help playing slack key on the ukulele? Check out this video for a long lesson. Part 1 of 6 - How to Play the ukulele in slack key. Part 2 of 6 - How to Play the ukulele in slack key. Part 3 of 6 - How to Play the ukulele in slack key. Part 4 of 6 - How to Play the ukul ...more

How To : Play "Hesitation Blues" by Gary Davis on guitar

Check out this music tutorial video that shows you how to play "Hesitation Blues" by Gary Davis on acoustic guitar. Using a mixture of animated fret diagrams and live playing, this instructional video demonstrates how to play the Reverend Gary Davis's classic. This is aimed at ...more

How To : Play "Driftin' Blues" on acoustic guitar

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more

How To : Play jazz blues in 11th position on the harmonica

This tutorial teaches you how to play a jazz blues in 11th position with a harmonica. The Bb Blues in 11th on a C diatonic harmonica is the perfect position for a jazz jam. Watch this how to video and you will be able to play the jazz blues in llth position on the harmonica. T ...more

How To : Play a blues shuffle on the guitar quickly

The Status Quo guitarist Francis Rossi offers some tips for budding rock stars. Check out this instructional guitar video and learn how to play a blues shuffle on the guitar. Learn a few basic techniques as the instructor silently guides you along the learning process. This vi ...more

How To : Play "Landlocked Blues" by Bright Eyes on guitar

Learn how to play "Landlocked Blues" by Bright Eyes. Capo on the 3rd fret Here are the chords that are used in the VERSE, watch the video to see what order you play them in: C: X32010 G: 320033 Am: X02210 The "he shot me dead" part: X32310 CHORUS: Am: X02210 G: 320033 C: ...more

How To : Play simple blues licks in F

Learn to play simple Blues Guitar licks in the key of F. A well-paced tutorial leads you through changing Chords as well as the F Blues Scale. The guide eventually introduces three Blues Licks to practice with.

How To : Play beginning ukulele in 10 minutes

The ukulele is a beautiful and unique stringed instrument that is perfect for the traveling musician because it is so portable and relatively inexpensive. The ukelele is a version of a small guitar that originated in Hawaii. In this tutorial you will learn how to play your uku ...more

How To : Play minor ukulele chords

Check out this video to learn how to play the minor chords on the ukulele! Play A minor, B minor, C minor, D minor, E minor, F minor (my favorite), and G minor.

How To : Play five blues licks on guitar

Want to play lead guitar in a rock band? Well, you have to learn how to play the blues first. Most popular rock songs have roots in the blues guitar style of playing. This blues guitar lesson covers five licks in the second position of the minor pentatonic or blues mode. These ...more

How To : Play E blues turnarounds on the acoustic guitar

Because of its portability, the acoustic guitar can be wonderful songwriting device. However, having a pocket symphony in your head–or pocket, as it were–does you little good if your hands aren't on board. Fortunately, YouTube user Sawlon is here to help you train your head an ...more

How To : Play simple Blues Runs on 2 strings

Watch this instructional guitar video that shows you how to play simple Blues Runs in basic keys, all on two strings. This is just a simple collection of basic runs that beginners can incorporate into their playing - just gets away from basic chords a little. There's a short d ...more

How To : Play a blues shuffle on the guitar

Do you dream of standing on stage in front of millions of fans with a guitar in your hand? You could make this dream come true, if only you could play the guitar! This guitar tutorial series from Robert Renman teaches you the basics of guitar playing along with a few beginner ...more

How To : Play advanced ukulele strumming techniques

The ukulele is a beautiful and unique stringed instrument that is perfect for the traveling musician because it is so portable and relatively inexpensive. The ukelele is a version of a small guitar that originated in Hawaii. In this how to video, Aaron shows some other methods ...more

How To : Play dynamic blues chords

Learn to think of chords as movable "shapes". This lesson isn't blues specific but this concept is applied to the blues in this lesson. Check out the tab here: http://betweenthelicks.com/blues-guitar/blues-chord-shapes http://betweenthelicks.co

How To : Play minor blues licks

In this lesson by Jody Worrell we'll learn a lick straight out of the A Minor Blues Scale. It's got some twists and turns in it that make it have a really sophisticated sound.

How To : Play Delta blues-inflected funk rock

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more

How To : Play the ukulele with proper left hand position

The ukulele is a beautiful and unique stringed instrument that is perfect for the traveling musician because it is so portable and relatively inexpensive. The ukelele is a version of a small guitar that originated in Hawaii. In this tutorial you will learn the correct left han ...more

How To : Play the blues scale on the guitar

This guitar lesson focuses on the blues scale and shows you a bunch of tricks to help you use it wisely. The blues scale is based on a minor penatonic scale, but includes the flat 5th note. Most popular rock songs have roots in the blues scale. Learning the forms of the blues ...more

How To : Play basic blues guitar licks

How to play some basic blues guitar licks; get professional tips and instruction from an expert on playing guitar and music theory in this free music lesson video series. Part 1 of 50 - How to Play basic blues guitar licks. Play basic blues guitar licks - Part 2 of 50. Click t ...more

How To : Play a blues shuffle on the drums

Play drums using basic beats and time signatures, different equipment and musical styles like jazz, funk and rock; learn how from our professional drummer this free drum tutorial video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play a blues shuffle on the drums. Play a blues shuffle on the ...more

How To : Play the ukulele instrument

The ukulele is a beautiful and unique stringed instrument that is perfect for the traveling musician because it is so portable and relatively inexpensive. The ukelele is a version of a small guitar that originated in Hawaii. In this two part tutorial, Jody Kamisato of Ukulele ...more

How To : Play "Mississippi Blues" by Willie Brown

Want to play lead guitar in a rock band? Well, you have to learn how to play the blues first. Most popular rock songs have roots in the blues guitar style of playing. This blues guitar lesson shows you how to play "Mississippi Blues" by Willie Brown. Check out this blues guita ...more

How To : Play "Tennessee Blues"

Although mainly demonstrational, this video shows you how to play "Tennessee Blues" on guitar. This video is intended for advanced players who learn easily by watching or listening. Read the useful tips posted below to aid your guitar learning: Some singers and songwriters lu ...more

How To : Play electric guitar blues like Stevie Ray Vaughn

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with MusicRadar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for he ...more

How To : Play 12-bar blues on the guitar like Albert Lee

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with MusicRadar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for he ...more

How To : Play two signature Blues licks on the guitar

Sure, you can play minor pentatonic over the Blues all day and probably almost get away with it in a live setting. But if you want to play like the greats, you've gotta learn their licks! In this video you will learn two signature Blues licks that almost every player knows, th ...more

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