Announcement: GuitarControl.com releases “Easy Acoustic Blues Turnaround - Acoustic Guitar Lesson on Blues Turnarounds”

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GuitarControl.com released a new video guitar lesson from GuitarControl.com instructor and creator Claude Johnson. In this guitar lesson, now available on YouTube.com, Claude Johnson teaches an easy blues turnaround on acoustic guitar.

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Claude demonstrates the turnaround in the key of E based around a 12 bar blues progression shuffle. This type of riff is a staple in the blues genre and is a must for any guitarist to have in their arsenal. Johnson does a great job of explaining how to perform the turnaround so even the novice guitarist can easily follow along. Guitar TAB’s are available for this easy beginner blues guitar lesson at GuitarControl.com.

The Turnaround is used many styles of music. The Blues Turnaround or V, VI, I (5-4-1) Turnaround came from the Ragtime Blues era. The cadence of the Blues Turnaround is backwards from traditional western music. The job of the Blues Turnaround is to show the listener where the chord progression ends and starts over, it does this by ending on the V (five) of the chord progression making it want to resolve back to the I (one).

The 12 Bar Chord Progression is one of the most common chord progressions in popular music. It is most commonly based on the 1-4-5 or 1-4-5-b6 (flat 6) chord progressions. The last two measures is usually a turnaround.

A Pentatonic Scale is a musical scale with five notes per octave and is very common and found all over the world.

Claude Johnson
Claude Johnson, a native of Philadelphia PA, began playing guitar in 1990 after being inspired by players like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughn. He is the creator of GuitarControl.com and has helped 1000’s of people to learn to play the guitar with his critically acclaimed instructional DVD courses, all available at GuitarControl.com

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