This lesson is an introduction to the guitar style of BB King. Specifically, we will be discussing overall approach to solos, tone, and basic scales used.
In this lesson we will study and discuss the chords used by King. Dominant 9 and 13 chords are the topic of discussion.
In this BB King guitar lesson we will study the vibrato and bending techniques used by guitar legend BB King. His particular style of vibrato and bending is very recognizable. In fact his unique vibrato is one of his defining attributes. His bending style is quite remarkable in the amount of semi tones he can find in one bend just by slight adjustment.
In this lesson we will cover King’s use of rakes and dynamics in his solo phrasing.
In this lesson we will tie together what we have learned thus far about BB King’s style in a major blues progression context.
In this lesson we will study double stops in the style of BB King
In this lesson we will study how BB King uses a chromatic approach in his phrasing.
In this lesson we will study some specific jazz type licks used by BB King.
In this lesson we will discuss and study some ways to address the V chord in a 12 bar blues progression when improvising.
In this lesson we will study BB King style in the context of a minor blues progression.