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Blues Improvisation With Guitar Backing Tracks

Sep 9, 2008
Did it ever dawn upon you that that practicing your blues guitar skills calls for playing with a real professional band? Particularly before you can move on to the next level of your technical expertise.

Seriously speaking, not every player has professional band lying around that they can visit up and say, "OK, I'm ready to practice now." Does anybody? Even professional jam sessions must be planned and coordinated and normally is only once a week. So, how on earth are you suppose to get prepped forthe real world?

Some famous guitar player will tell you that the recommended way to learn, is to practice, practice, practice! That's why you should try looking into purchasing blues backing tracks. Often times you will discover that the blues jam tracks you'll run into are made of digital instruments that isn't real and it sounds like a mediocre video game from the seventies! Make sure you do your preparation and choose the proper CD to practice along with. It should have real blues instruments along with a real professional band.

You also want it to have a extended variety of tempos and styles. You will want it to have a shuffle, a fast blues, a slow blues, etc. and it is important that the participants on the CD are in tune and stay in time (tempo). I know that seems pretty basic but you'd be amazed how many people will put up with shoddy midi blues jam tracks that they try to download...and it comes out terrible! Spare yourself the worry and get professional blues backing tracks from 50Blues

All I know is that ever since I started playing along with blues backing tracks I have improved my guitar playing significantly. Having the power to control a professional blues band with the click of a mouse and a play button was fabulous. It makes it much easier to improvise and create new licks and riff. I would recommend this method of learning to every blues guitarist or musician out there.
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