Today I want to show you what I call the B.B. King pocket.
(PRWEB) May 14, 2014
“Today I want to show you what I call the B.B. King pocket,” says Darville, “B.B. King is one of those players that plays in Major Pentatonic. Jacques teaches how to do this in the key of G and demonstrates it as follows; go to the first note of the first position of the minor pentatonic scale, 3rd fret of the 2nd string, and move up five half steps, 8th fret, that note is the root note, G. Jacques continues by playing the notes on the 9th fret of the 3rd string with 2nd finger, 8th fret of the 2nd string with first finger and 10th fret of the 2nd string with 3rd finger. “This is the B.B. King pocket,” says Darville. Jacques continues by bending up the note on the 10th fret one whole step and releasing back to the 10th fret and then descending to the 8th fret and then the 9th fret on the 3rd string and then resolving back to the 8th fret on the 2nd string again. Guitar TAB’s are available for this cool blues guitar lesson at BluesGuitar.com.
B.B. King is an American Blues guitarist, singer and songwriter from Berclair Mississippi. Over the years he has developed one of the most recognizable styles in the world with his signature bending style. Over the course of his career he has released 45 studio albums and has received numerous awards including 16 Grammy Awards as well as being inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. King was ranked number 6 on Rolling Stones list of Top 100 Guitarists of all time.
Jacques Darville is Danish born American who specializes in both acoustic and electric blues. Jacques has taught guitar and music for over 16 years. He is a graduate of Oakland University in Detroit Michigan where he earned his B.A. in music/performing arts. Jacques currently resides in Copenhagen Denmark where he teaches guitar to students of all ages, and actively plays with his band, Darville Duo. In addition to having a great deal of recording experience, Jacques has also toured in the USA, Denmark, Holland, Austria and the Philippines, both as a solo artist and with different bands.
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