Lesson 1, Topic 1
In Progress

One Riff, Two Riff, Three Riff, Whammo


Outline: Using the same pattern bass line, the student will move it around in accordance with the 12 barre blues progression. The student will be encouraged to mix and match the original shuffle pattern with the bass line to create interest and ultimately compose their interpretation of the 12 barre blues.

Techniques/Concepts: Basic Fretting, Rhythm, Tab, Fretboard Familiarity and Awareness, Song Composition

Outcome/Goal: The student will be able to play the bass line in all three positions, maintain proper pick direction, and play smoothly and in time. The student will also be able to fully play through the 12 barre blues progression with variation between the shuffle, chords, and bass line.