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Don't Be Blue!
September 20, 2015

Sunday, September 20, 2015,

This week's lesson is all about the blues! I just can't get enough of it, to be honest. Blues is the foundation of jazz, rock, country, folk, and pop music. So, if you really want to "kick it" with your playing, these voicings will get ya there.
I like to start with the 12 bar blues form and go from there. This week's lesson shows you very cool jazzy voicings for the F Blues, so that's F7, Bb7 and C7.

Here is the form of the 12 bar blues in F

F7/ Bb7/ F7/ F7/ Bb7/ Bb7/ F7/ F7/ C7/ Bb7/ F7/ F7

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That's all for today. Have a great start to your week (and middle and end too for that matter).

And remember, love your piano and it will love you back!

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