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Nov. 2020: Blues in Open G

This will be the last key of the Blues in Open Positions: the key of G.

The key of G involves something different; an open C shuffle. Much like the open G shuffle, I am not aware of anyone else teaching how to shuffle in open C. Not saying no one else teaches it, I've just not seen it anywhere.

This lesson contains some textual explanation, a couple of fretboard diagrams, the 12-Bar Blues form in G, turnarounds in Open G and a 6-minute video.

Plus the links to all the previous lessons in this series are provided for you if you need them.

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P.S. In case you haven't noticed, in spite of me saying I was going to do some one-off lessons, the monthly free lesson for the last few months has been on the Blues and is a series. I just can't help myself! I'm all about the METHOD!

Anyway, when this series is done (only a couple more lessons) I will package it up in a PDF and make it available as a download. This stuff on the Blues plus Concepts for Basic Improvising constitute Unit 2 of my method book, Vertical Truth: Chordal Mechanisms for the Guitar.

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