Jam tracKs tips

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Guitar Techniques - - INTRO -

➊ Blues bal­lad (Cm)

Slow blues at 60 bpm with a G-Ab-G turn­around. You can use C (C-Eb-F-G-Bb), Mi­nor Pen­ta­tonic (C-D-Eb-F-G-Ab-Bb) C Mi­nor scale (C-D-Eb-FG-Ab-B) and C Har­monic Mi­nor as a start­ing point. Tri­ads will also come in handy: Cm (C-Eb-G), (F-Ab-C), Fm G (G-B-D) Ab (Ab-C-Eb). and En­joy!

➋ 2-5-1 jazz jam (Gm)

This fun­da­men­tal jazz pro­gres­sion

Am7b5, con­sists of the chords D7 and Gm. Plenty of space is left for you to prac­tise your chord play­ing as well as your solo­ing – or both at the same time! Use G Mi­nor scale (G-A-Bb-C-D-Eb-F) Am7b5

for and Gm chords, and G Har­monic

(G-A-Bb-C-D-Eb-F#) Mi­nor scale for the D7 chords.

➌ B Do­rian groove jam

Fun groove track with a sim­ple chord pro­gres­sion con­sist­ing of Bm and E chords. You can use good old B Mi­nor Pen­ta­tonic (B-D-EF#-A) and B Mi­nor Blues scale (B-D-E-F-F#-A), but B Do­rian mode (B-C#-D-E-F#-G#-A) re­ally hits the spot!

➍ Chicago-style shuf­fle blues (E)

Head-bop­ping 12-bar blues at 90 bpm, with a Chicago style turn­around at the end of each cy­cle – re­sult­ing in the chords E-E7/DA/C#-Am/C-E/B-B7. Try mix­ing E Mi­nor Pen­ta­tonic (E-G-A-B-D) and E Ma­jor Pen­ta­tonic (E-F#-G#B-C#) for an old-school sound. Jam tracks by Ja­cob Quist­gaard. For free scale maps and hun­dreds more tracks, visit www.quis­torama.com. You can also sub­scribe to www.youtube. com/QuistTV to get all the lat­est tracks and licks. Or find Quist and his jam tracks on Twit­ter, In­sta­gram and Face­book.

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