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RHYTHM GUITAR: Variations on the 8 Bar Blues Andrew Wasson of Creative Guitar Studio answers a viewers question... Q: Hello Andrew, I just watched your video lesson on Open String Blues -- thanks for that and for all of your videos, I really appreciate them. Right now, I like the blues, but I'm kind of new to it so I don't know too much about the details yet. Can you possibly do a video all about the 8-bar blues? I know the 12-bar blues because my last guitar teacher covered it before summer holidays. I really hope you'll do this video for me, because my parents don't have the money to keep me in guitar lessons come September. - Skip, Salt Lake UTAH A: Thanks for writing in Skip, for a lot of guitar players after they learn the basic 12-bar blues they will often shift gears toward other aspects of blues without looking into the 8 or also popular 16-bar blues. In this video lesson, we'll examine the 8 bar, but down the road we should also look at the 16 bar blues as well. Because, in playing blues especially in a club band the ever so popular 12 bar blues can really be augmented with a switch during the band's set over to the 8 bar format. It adds harmonic variety, it lends itself differently to lyrics and most importantly -- it's the 2nd most common song form in Blues! The complete lesson article for this video will be available on the Creative Guitar Studio website shortly. Follow me on Twitter for lesson posting announcements: ____________________________________ Andrew's Official Q & A Guitar Blog Website: Andrew's "Video GuitarBlog" YouTube Channel: The Creative Guitar Studio Website: Follow Andrew on Blogspot: Follow on Twitter for new lesson announcements: MySpace: Facebook: _____________________________________ CHECK OUT JR's COVER OF "Worried Life Blues"
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