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.
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.