• Blues Rhythm Guitar: Slim Harpo and Jimmy Reed, two parts (Beg./Int.)

  • with Peter Parcek

Learn to play tasteful, cool rhythm parts in the style of the originals.

Slim Harpo’s “Baby, Scratch My Back”. We’ll learn to back the harmonica and blend your guitar with it. Dominant 7th chords in two positions. Use of amp (or pedal) tremolo helpful. Capo optional. We’ll also learn segments of the solo guitar, particularly the ‘chicken scratch’ solo.
Key of F

Jimmy Reed’s “Baby What You Want Me To Do”. An introduction to the brilliance of Eddie Taylor backing Jimmy Reed. We’ll explore boogie bass patterns, chord motifs, turnarounds and fills. Signature approach to the “5″ chord.
Key of E