How to Play 12 Bar Blues Piano Tutorial Lesson

Step by step piano tutorial lesson on how to play 12 Bar Blues by using The Blues Scale and a Walking Bass Line. This a Piano Tutorial Lesson. (Complete Guide)

In this video I will be teaching you how to start improvising by using The Blues Scale and a Walking Bass line. I will explain in detail how to play a 12 Bar Blues on the piano, using the swing rhythm, intervals, ornaments, combining steps and leaps. Enjoy!

Playing The Blues Scale by using the Swing Rhythm and in reference to the beat. Triplets explained. How to make things up: The importance of using intervals. The use of 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8va. Improvising different rhythms. Combining intervals and rhythm to gain variety in your solo.

The use of ornaments in music. Pivoting notes. Touch, accenting and phrasing. Starting phrases with different notes and applying different rhythms. Repeated Notes. Playing on the and of the rhythm. Combining Steps and Leaps.

Adding the chromatic scale and a Walking Bassline. Coordination between right hand and left hand. Outlining chords to increase variety.

Improvising by using quarter notes, half notes, whole notes, eighth notes, triplets, sixteenth notes and much more. Using scales, arpeggios and chords.

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