What's A Boogaloo?

Hard Bop And Boogaloo

I received more than one email this past week asking about where things were headed with my Practicing Blues Guitarist series. One person wrote, "Is there somewhere in all of this that addresses playing changes over jazzier...

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Three Ways To Look At Swing And Jump Blues

Here's what happened. I was at the National Guitar Workshop one week back in the '90s when someone attached my name to a course listing on a bulletin board. I'd mentioned in passing that I could offer a one-hour elective class on blues...

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Six Steps To Playing The Changes On The Blues • Step Six: The Diminished Sound

 
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Six Steps To Playing The Changes On The Blues • Step Four: The Swing Turnaround

 
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Six Steps To Playing The Changes On The Blues • Step Three: The Blues Turnaround

 
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Six Steps To Playing The Changes On The Blues • Step Two: Eighth Note Flow

 
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Six Steps To Playing The Changes On The Blues • Step One: The Swing Scale

 
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Tommy Flanagan Doubletime

 
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