Announcement: releases “Acoustic Blues Guitar Lesson - Easy Blues Shuffle Riff on Acoustic Guitar”

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Claude demonstrates this easy blues shuffle based in the 12 bar 1-4-5 progression in the key of E with licks based out of the open position of the E minor pentatonic scale and incorporates licks using double stops. The shuffle rhythm is simply the open 6th string for the one chord and the open 5th string for the four chord and they are picked with a shuffle feel to them and then Claude uses the hybrid picking technique for the licks. Guitar TAB’s are available for t his easy beginner acoustic blues guitar lesson at

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.

Double Stops is the technique of playing two strings at the same time, usually done using the hybrid picking technique.

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 and has helped 1000’s of people to learn to play the guitar with his critically acclaimed instructional DVD courses, all available at

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