Musicians Retreat 25 - 29th of November 2019

Hey Guys,

I'm super excited to announce that I'll be co-leading a musicians retreat with Laurel Swift from the 25 - 29th of November this year at Halsway Manor. I've heard lots of great things about 'hallsy' but I've never…

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Delta Blues Monday #22

This week I've decided to amalgamate a bunch of licks from the fingers of Ishman Bracey into a 12 bar blues. This is like a short hand version of what he plays for the song 'Saturday Blues'. I love the…

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Delta Blues Monday #21

This slinky little lick comes from the amazing fingers of Son House from his 1930's recording of 'Dry Spell Blues'. Due to my woeful lack of skill in the slide department I've attempted to arrange his lick to work in…

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Delta Blues Monday #20

This lovely little lick comes from the amazing fingers of Robert Johnson. Its the intro lick to 'Phonograph Blues (Take 1)' - its a lovely song that really hasn't recieved the amount of attention it deserves I think mainly because…

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Delta Blues Monday #19

This lick is based on barre chord shapes so you can move it around the guitar neck with relative ease - very useful to memorise so you can play it in multiple keys. The phrase built around the D7 chord…

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Delta Blues Monday #18

Yep. Another week has passed. It’s Monday.. it’s #deltabluesmondaytime! Grab your guitar and spank the plank! Learn the lick here:

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Delta Blues Monday #17

It’s #deltabluesmonday time! Grab your guitar and crack on with this beauty! This is a lovely lick that uses a triplet rhythm to give it a nice skip in measure 3 (watch out for the timing!) I also love the…

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Delta Blues Monday #16

It’s that time of the week where I stare into the middle distance and try not to feel self conscious about filming myself... oh and teach you guys a #DeltaBlues lick. Click on the link to learn it!

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Delta Blues Monday #15

Get out your guitar guys and learn a great lick all the way up in the dusty end! Great fun to play once you get the timing sorted. I love the way it switches between swung quavers, straight semi-quavers and…

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Delta Blues Monday #14

Its that time of the week again when I tell you all to get out your guitar and spank the plank. This weeks #DeltaBluesMonday features all of those lovely colour tones b3, 3, 4, b5 and b7 but it also…

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Delta Blues Monday #12

This lick makes full use of the colour tones! The b3, b7, b9 and the 11th are all used over these 4 measures. I also like how it moves into the upper register of the guitar - good to get…