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Really fast Blues or Joey Tafolla style

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Sunday, January 20, 2019, In : blues shred 

In this new video I show you how to implement a really cool Bluesy lick into your improvising over a Dominant chord, its also quite inspired from one of my early inspirations, Joey Tafolla

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How to play really fast Blues chops

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Thursday, December 13, 2018, In : blues shred 

Playing the Blues scale extremely fast up and down the neckis no easy task, believe me I have tried, so instead og doing it the traditional way using alternate picking with a variety of two and three notes per string I present to you a really killer way using three notes per string patterns in the fretting hand and tapping with two fingers with the other hand, be sure to download the chart under the video on youtube

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Blues Shred Techniques

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Friday, January 13, 2017, In : blues shred 

This one is pretty cool and makes use of some unorthodox ways of playing sweep picking arpeggios, in this case im playing a D dominant arpeggio, but I play through some new patterns and add Tapping to it. What makes this easyer to utilize is to make sure of a very specific fingering, because you can actually make it pretty much impossible for yourselves if you dont create a specific fingering for your self that you use each and every time, you can of course use mine as I show in th...
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Blues Shred Sweep Picking Tapping

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, In : blues shred 

So this is obviously a blues lick and by the way sorry for the late blog text. Its such a cool lick, I myself have started to work it into my improvisation where it ultimately belongs. The way to start working it into your playing is to pay attention to when you reach the second mode of the Major scale, or if you think of it as being in the fifth position from the A string of course which is of course theoretically more correct since thats the Mixolydian step which is Major with the low...
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Blues Shred Arpeggios

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, In : blues shred 

It's obviously not often that you would use sweep picking Arpeggios in a standard Blues, but you can absolutely get the sweet benefits of the Blues sound in almost everything else, so here are a standard Blues Vamp using four note Dominant arpeggios with added the minor thirds or raised ninths if you will into the Major seven Arpeggios which is a typical "trick" that are one of the "building stones" of creating the Blues sound. As I also state in the video its extremely important that ...
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