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Welcome to “Thursday Night Guitar,” everyone! It’s April 25th, and tonight we’re diving into the soulful depths of the blues with a special focus on the classic blues standard, “Mo Better Blues.” Whether you’re here with your trusty six-string for the first time or you’re a seasoned player, this session is designed to enhance your skills and deepen your appreciation for the blues genre.

“Mo Better Blues” is not just a song; it’s an emotion, a story told through every bend and chord. Tonight, we’ll explore its melodic intricacies and the emotional weight that each note carries. I’ll walk you through the key techniques used in this piece, including bending, vibrato, and the expressive power of the blues scale. We’ll dissect each part of the song, ensuring you understand how to capture its essence and add your personal touch.

By the end of our session, you’ll not only play “Mo Better Blues” more confidently, but you’ll also gain insights into how blues music can express a range of emotions, from sorrow to joy. So, tune up your guitars, grab your picks, and let’s make some blues magic together tonight on “Thursday Night Guitar.” Let the music play!

This lesson is from the Thursday Night Guitar: Weekly Livestream course at Simply Guitar

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