12 Bar Blues for Beginners

12 Bar Blues – The Foundation of Blues & Rock

The 12 Bar Blues format is the foundation of most blues music.  But what many people don’t know is that the 12 Bar Blues format is also critical to rock and pop music as well.  Learning the 12 Bar Blues format will open up all kinds of musical options for…

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power chords for beginners

Power Chords – Are You Ready to Rock?

For both beginner and professional guitarists alike, power chords are a mainstay in hard rock, punk and heavy metal music.  Their popularity and widespread use are the result of two key characteristics:  they sound cool and they’re easy to play! This blog will introduce you to the following elements of power…

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