In this lesson we will be studying the R&B style guitar work of Wilson Pickett’s In the Midnight Hour. The song embodies the primary essence of old R&B guitar playing by accenting the upper register of the chords. A great song to learn if you are interested in this style of playing. Must be able to play barre chords.
In this lesson we will discuss the basic principles behind Soul and R&B style guitar. Specifically we will cover chord shapes used in this genre of music
In this lesson we will study the rhythmic elements of R&B and Soul
In this lesson we will discuss using some articulations such as slides and fills to spice up your playing.
In this lesson we are going to take a look at the guitar style used by the soul, r&b, and Motown players of the 60’s. Specifically the use of high register chord voicings. This tune is a great example of this technique.
In this lesson we will study some improvisation techniques to use over a standard Soul and R&B chord progression. It is recommended that you are familiar with pentatonic major.