These jam tracks are all blues progressions.
Standard Blues in A
Progression: A | A | A | A | D | D | A | A | E | D | A | E
- CAGED Triad Arpeggios (Download here)
Simple Blues in A
New Orleans Groove with #5 Chord
A New Orleans groove blues in Bb. Use major arpeggios and major pentatonic. Don’t use major scales! They won’t work because these aren’t really major chords. They are all dominant 7 chords. Note that bar 9 has a ‘sharp V chord’.
Bb7 | Bb7 | Bb7 | Bb7 |
Eb7 | Eb7 | Bb7 | Bb7 |
F#7 | F7 | Bb7 | Bb7 ||
- Major arpeggios
- Dominant 7 arpeggios
- Major pentatonic
- Mixolydian chord scales