Learn the head and 4 solos to Rich's original short Bb blues melody "Stop That Blues." This shuffle in stop time, works great as a head and can lead to many choruses of blues improv soloing. Rich adds four impressive 12 bar blues solos that use some jazz elements mixed with some traditional old school blues lines that will impress your audiences. Get these solos in your fingers and they will change your improv forever. These solos can stand alone or be played consecutively for one long hot blues solo.
The first solo uses some jazz elements mixed with some traditional old school style blues lines that will impress your audiences. Solo 2, slightly more difficult, further explores outlining chords in the melody while playing over a stock blues chord progression Bb. Solo 3 illustrates playing over chords that aren't being played by the rhythm section. When you master this skill it brings a richness to your lines that catches peoples ear. Solo 4 incorporates some stock blues and bebop licks. The use of double stops also adds a new dimension to these solo.The video demonstrates each phrase close up and slowly by measure then rehearses it in sections. Five lessons for a total of 97 minutes of video with PDF in tab and notation plus Rich's Mp3 track Stop That Blues.