Lesson 2: Playing a chord

Children are introduced to chords in this lesson and become familiar with those often used in blues music

Learning Objectives

  • Knowing what a chord is

  • Playing the chord of C

  • Playing the chord of C according to the first line of the twelve bar blues

Teacher Video: Playing a chord


Twelve Bar Blues PowerPoint
Twelve Bar Blues backing track In C
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