Sliding 6ths Riff
Blues guitar playing is defined by certain riffs. This lesson covers an easy blues riff that can be used in a variety of settings. You hear this riff all the time in blues songs like “Soul Man” by the Blues Brothers and so many others. It’s a common blues finger pattern using 6ths combined with 3rds that are slid from the 5th up to the 6th scale step over any major chord in a blues setting.
This lesson covers…
• Sliding 6ths Riff
• 2 Note & 3 Note Version
• Applying the Riff to Different String Combinations
• Application in a Song
Grab your guitar and let’s learn one of the most common riffs you hear in Blues! - Steve Krenz
Steve plays a ES-355 Block Inlay
in this lesson.
As an instructor, Steve is best known for the top-selling guitar instruction course, Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar. He has helped thousands of students in over 95 countries across the globe to learn, improve, and master the guitar.
Steve's performing experience covers a large gamut, from playing guitar with the symphony orchestra, to jazz big bands, to performing with Grammy-winning artists like Donna Summer, Michael W. Smith, The Fifth Dimension, Israel Houghton, and Tommy Sims (producer, renowned bass player for Bruce Springsteen and co-writer of Eric Clapton's Grammy-winning song "Change the World").
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