Weekly Workout: How to Enhance Your Acoustic Rock Sound
The basic, three-chord blues shuffle is rhythmic bread and butter. The beauty of the blues is that, on the surface, it’s easy to understand even by newcomers to guitar. But the basic shuffle in this lesson can be played in myriad ways: from a steady eighth-note pattern to a jazzy walking bass line with syncopated chords. In this lesson, you will take on these rhythmic styles—the basic tools you’ll need whether playing solo or with a band—all in the guitar-friendly key of E major.