Welcome to a special blog post which pulls together some of the best rockstar masterclasses available online. Today we’re focusing on Blues Guitar, with 4 great video lessons from 3 of the best Blues guitarists of all time, between them spanning the last 7 decades of Guitar music.
First up, B.B. King, with 2 great clips from 2012, in which he talks about his phrasing, famous vibrato, bending and stretching:
And this other one on soloing:
Here’s a short but sweet clip of someone B.B. King inspired heavily, Eric Clapton, from 1968:
And subsequently, someone Clapton inspired heavily, John Mayer. Here’s a playlist of his visit to the famous Berklee music school, in which he offers insight into many aspects of Blues guitar, soloing and songwriting: