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7 Tips for Learning the Blues!

Interested in learning the blues? Here are a couple of tips to start learning the blues in the key of C (technically C minor)!

Finger Exercise for the C major scale!

The C major scale consists of C,D,E,F,G,A,B,C! The fingering in the right hand should be 1-2-3-1-2-3-4-5 (going up the scale). ...

The A major scale!

The A major scale consists of A,B,C#,D,E,F#,G#,A. The fingering in the right hand should be 1-2-3-1-2-3-4-5 (going up the scale). ...

Learning the Blues!

In order to create the C minor blues scale, you lower the 3rd, and sharp the fourth within a C major scale! The C minor blues scale...

The F major scale!

The F major scale consists of F,G,A,Bb,C,D,E,F The fingering in the right hand should be 1-2-3-4-1-2-3-4 (going up the scale). ...

The G major scale!

The G major scale consists of G,A,B,C,D,E,F#,G The fingering in the right hand should be 1-2-3-1-2-3-4-5 (going up the scale). ...

The E major scale!

The E major scale consists of E,F#,G#,A,B,C#,D#,E! The fingering in the right hand should be 1-2-3-1-2-3-4-5 (going up the scale). ...

The D major scale!

The D major scale consists of D,E,F#,G,A,B,C#,D! The fingering in the right hand should be 1-2-3-1-2-3-4-5 (going up the scale). ...

The C major scale!

The C major scale consists of C,D,E,F,G,A,B,C! The fingering in the right hand should be 1-2-3-1-2-3-4-5 (going up the scale). ...

Learning C-D-E-F-G & Jingle Bells!

Learning C-D-E-F-G and Jingle Bells! Thumb starts on C and thumbs are number 1 For more details on learning C-D-E-F-G and "Jingle Bells"...

Vocal Resonance!

One of my favorite subjects in vocal training is the idea and use of vocal resonance! Did you know you can alter the sound of your voice...

F Minor Blues!

How do we create a blues scale? We skip the 2nd note, lower the 3rd note, sharp the 4th note, and lower the 7th! The C major scale...

Good vocal technique - a checklist!

Here is a checklist to think about when working on your vocal technique! Some of these ideas came from a variety of sources including my...