An introductory lesson in electric blues guitar featuring Seth Rosenbloom. At DC Music School, we approach musical genres as a culture with a history rather than placing an emphasis on an academic approach. We explain the genre from the point of view of idiomatic conventions. Read full description…
An introductory lesson in electric blues guitar featuring Seth Rosenbloom. At DC Music School, we approach musical genres as a culture with a history rather than placing an emphasis on an academic approach. We explain the genre from the point of view of idiomatic conventions.
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-HD video performances of Seth Rosenbloom improvising on standard changes
-Lessons where Seth shares his approach to music.
-Fully transcribed in standard notation and TAB
-Includes downloadable mp3 of all lessons and etude performances.
Legato vs Staccato
Licks Over The Blues Form
Blues Form Variations
Minor Blues Chord Tones
Playing Over The Changes
Modes And Passing Tones
Slow Texas Blues
-Knowledge of basic guitar concepts (technique, accompaniment and improvisation)
About Seth Rosenbloom:
“For me, playing the blues is all about expressing emotions,” guitarist and vocalist Seth Rosenbloom insists. “What’s always drawn me to the genre is the fact that it allows for an extraordinarily wide range of emotion. That, I think, is the key to making great music overall, and great blues in particular.”
Rosenbloom knows of what he speaks. Hailed by The Boston Globe as “a searing blues-rock guitarist,” and The Noise Boston as a musician who “makes his guitar growl and has a voice to match,” he’s been compared to “a slightly younger and rawer version of Matt Schofield ,” by the Blues PowR blog, which also praised him for “his gravelly, forceful vocals and stinging guitar work.”
Born into a musical family and raised in Waltham, Massachusetts, he began playing classical violin as a child and subsequently took up guitar at age eleven. Initially inspired by the music of Elvis and The Beatles, he earned a performance merit scholarship from Berklee College of Music by the time he was 16.
After spending a few years as an active sideman and in demand clinician, Rosenbloom stepped into the spotlight with the release of his self-titled EP in September 2017. He supported the recording with a string of tour dates up and down the East Coast, demonstrating at each stop his clear commitment to his craft and his ability to enthrall his audiences with his verve and versatility.
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|2. Right Hand|
|3. Left Hand|
|7. Legato vs Staccato|
|8. Fingering Choices|
|9. Pentatonic Shapes|
|10. Ear Training|
|11. Pentatonic Licks|
|12. Chord Tones|
|13. Blues Form|
|15. Licks Over The Blues Form|
|16. Blues Form Variations|
|17. Minor Blues Chord Tones|
|20. Playing The Blues Over Changes|
|Modes And Passing Tones|
|Slow Texas Blues|
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