One of the qualities that attracts all of us to the guitar is the virtually infinite range of styles and techniques that are possible on the instrument. Having a grasp on a wide variety of styles and techniques not only broadens your musicality, it opens the door to many more playing opportunities with other musicians. You'll gain more clarity on the instrument overall and expressing yourself on it will become a richer experience. The video guitar lessons in this core course will diversify your skill set and help take your playing to the next level.
Play Blues Guitar 7: Slide Approaches is organized into 4 sections. In the first section, you'll work on the basics of Slide playing. In the second section you'll jump into playing in standard tuning. In Section 3 you will learn a batch of licks and solos, and then in Section 4 you will study with one of the masters—Sonny Landreth.
When you've completed the lessons here in Slide Approaches, you'll find lessons focused on fingerstyle techniques in Fingerstyle Approaches, also a Play Blues Guitar 7 core course.
The educators demonstrate all of the key examples over jam tracks (where and when applicable) to simulate a real-world application, in a musical context. Key examples are also tabbed and notated for your practice, reference and study purposes. Take as much time as you need to work through each video guitar lesson before moving on to the next lesson. If you want to dig deeper or wider into any of the topics covered in this core course, check out the rest of the courses in the Blues Learning Path where you'll find more examples, techniques and insight from top TrueFire educators. Grab your guitar and let's get started!